Francesca’s House – Winterset, Iowa

    Francesca's House - Winterset, Iowa Francesca's House - Winterset, Iowa, actually 16 miles from Winterset is the home made famous by the movie "Bridges of Madison County."  Both Cummings and Winterset give access to … [Read more...]

John Wayne Birthplace – Winterset, Iowa

John Wayne Birthplace - Winterset, Iowa. He holds the record for the actor with the most leading parts - 142. In all but 11 films he played the leading part. Birth Name : Marion Michael Morrison Date of Birth : May 26, 1907 Place of Birth : … [Read more...]

Pammel State Park- Winterset, Iowa

Pammel State Park- Winterset, Iowa one of the first State Parks to be established in Iowa and was originally dedicated in 1928. Pammel is noted for its natural woodland beauty highlighted by it’s signature limestone ridge “backbone”. … [Read more...]

Madison County Historical Society – Winterset, Iowa

Madison County Historical Society - Winterset, Iowa has a complex which includes 14 buildings located on 18 picturesque acres on the south edge of Winterset, Iowa. At the museumm, on the complex, some of the articles on display are quilts, glassware, … [Read more...]

The Covered Bridges of Madison County – Winterset, Iowa

 The Covered Bridges of Madison County - Winterset, Iowa There are 6 remaining covered bridges in Madison County. All on the National Historic Register. An interesting piece of trivia is that usually, the bridges were named for the resident who … [Read more...]