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Deer Run Cottage

Deer Run Cottage

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501 High St. SE
Elkader, IA 52043
563-245-3337

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The River Runs Through It

The River Runs Through It

The historic Keystone Bridge is this small historic town’s claim to fame.

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Fishing the Turkey at Elkader

Fishing the Turkey at Elkader

Fishing the Turkey River at Elkader is the place for the catch of a lifetime.

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Motor Mill a National Historic Site to Visit

Motor Mill a National Historic Site to Visit

In 1983 the Clayton County Conservation Board (CCCB), with help from the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, purchased the Motor Mill Historic Site along with 100 acres of land. The purchase included 40 acres associated with the Motor Mill buildings on the north side of the Turkey River and 60 acres on the south side of the Turkey River. The buildings consist of five native limestone buildings including a Stable, an Inn, an Icehouse, Cooperage and the 90-foot Motor Mill. The purchase was made for the purpose of preserving and restoring the buildings, along with interpreting the history of the site. Starting in 1985, the CCCB sponsored Open Houses at the Motor Mill Site. This gave county residents and visitors a chance to see inside the buildings and learn more about the history of the site....

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Elkader’s Shopping District

Elkader’s Shopping District

Elkader’s unique shopping district is the backbone for the town’s” tourist destination” reputation. ¬†Quaint shops and unique restaurants put our town first on the list for overnight stays in Northeast Iowa.

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