Fort Madison, Iowa
One of two county seats in Lee County, Fort Madison is another river city rich in history. It was home to the oldest US Military fort in the upper Mississippi River region, a replica of which in Riverview Park is open for tours. Fort Madison also boasts the last remaining double swing-span bridge on the Mississippi. The bridge is the world's largest of its kind and features a top level for cars and trucks and a bottom level for trains. In addition, the city's downtown historic district offers a beautiful collection of well-preserved historic storefronts anyone can appreciate. Learn more about Fort Madison HERE.