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  • River Observation Deck 319-524-5599
    Keokuk Riverfront, Keokuk, IA 52632
    From this observation deck, you have fantastic views of the Mississippi River, George M. Verity Riverboat Museum, Victory Park, and Lock and Dam #19.  more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Enos H. Harrison House 319-524-5599
    220 North 4th Street, Keokuk, IA 52632
    A Second Empire-style home, the Enos H. Harrison House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is thought to have the first example of a Mansard roof... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Keokuk National Cemetery 319-524-5193
    1701 J Street, Keokuk, IA 52632
    One of 12 original national cemeteries designated by the U.S. Congress, the 2.75-acre Keokuk National Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and... more info  map

  • Old Fort Madison 319-372-6318 or 319-372-7700
    Riverview Park & Highway 61, Fort Madison, IA 52627
    Located in Riverview Park
    The first United States military post on the upper Mississippi River and the Midwest's oldest American military garrison on the upper Mississippi River, Fort Madison was... more info  map

  • Santa Fe Swing Span Bridge
    Located at the foot of 2nd Street
    With a 525-foot swing span, the Santa Fe Swing Span Bridge is the longest double decker swing span bridge in the world. It is listed in the National Register of... more info

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Keokuk Public Library 319-524-1483
    210 North 5th Street, Fort Madison, IA 52632
    The Keokuk Public Library offers several programs per year and has an extensive collection of genealogical and local history materials. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Fort Madison Art Center 319-372-3996
    Avenue H & 9th Street, Fort Madison, IA 52627
    Housed in the renovated Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Passenger Depot, the Fort Madison Art Center features fine art exhibits and a sales gallery that carries... more info  map

  • Miller House Museum 319-524-5599
    318 North 5th Street, Keokuk, IA 52632
    Owned and operated by the Lee County Historical Society, this home was built by Samuel Freeman Miller who was appointed to the Supreme Court by Abraham Lincoln in 1862.  more info  map

  • North Lee County Historical Museum 319-372-7661
    Avenue H & 9th Street, Fort Madison, IA 52627
    Open May through September, the North Lee County Historical Museum is located in the Mission Revival-style Old Santa Fe Depot, which is listed on the National Register... more info  map


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