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Historic General Dodge House


category : Museums
Victorian house museum built by Grenville and Mrs. Dodge in 1869-70 is a National Historic Landmark. Dodge was a Civil War General, railroad builder, banker and politician. Holiday decorations include 25 Christmas trees in a variety of styles. Summer garden walk each July, annual fall tea.


Admission: Fee
Hours: 10-5 Tue.-Sat., 1-5 Sun., closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and during Jan.
Address: 605 Third St.
Phone: 712-322-2406
Our Email: generaldodgehouse@alltel.net
Our Website:www.councilbluffsiowa.com

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