Preserved frontier fort from 1840 reopens in northeast Iowa

A historic fort in northeast Iowa is open to visitors again after completion of a major preservation project. The centerpiece of the Fort Atkinson State Preserve in Winneshiek County is a frontier outpost, built by the U.S. Army in 1840. Iowa DNR district supervisor Detra Dettmann says some of the fort’s original structures were dismantled, […]

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