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Vinton, Iowa

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Vinton Railroad Depot

The "county seat" style brick and limestone depot was built in 1900 by the Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railroad.Later it became a part of the Rock Island system.Placed on National Register of Historic Places in 1990 and designated heritage site for Silos &

Vinton, IA Railroad History

Vinton Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
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Vinton, IA Golf Courses

The Ray House

The Ray House is a three story Queen Anne style house built 1893-4.The entire building,including the attic, was lit by electricity. A motor pumped water from the cistern to a tank in the attic which supplied hot and cold water to all parts of the house, except the "water closets"

Vinton, IA Historic Homes

The Horridge House

The original Carpenter Gothic-style house was built around 1868 and consisted of locally produced brick. The pressed tin ceiling and walls in the kitchen are believed to have been made by the original owner or his firm. A garage was added to the sunroom to accommodate the wife'

Vinton, IA Museums

Things to do near Vinton, IA

Brown Opera Block Stage Paintings

A complete set of five backdrop paintings restored with assistance from the National Endowment for the Arts, one of the fines...

Wild Game Feast

Kimball Avenue United Methodist Church: Wild Game Feast: Feast on Soup & Meat from the Area's Wild Animals, which will inc...

University of Northern Iowa Museums

Permanent natural history exhibits feature items from shells to mastodon bones, African antelope to Peruvian textiles. Changi...

Elkader Golf & Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Ice House Museum

Exhibit shows how ice was harvested from the Cedar River from the late 1800s to early 1900s. Farm machinery, automobiles, and...