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John Wayne Birthplace Museum

John Wayne Birthplace Museum

Did you know that Winterset, Iowa is the home of the John Wayne Birthplace Museum? Since we love John Wayne movies and are raising our kids to love these classics, a visit to this museum was an exciting part of a recent road trip through Iowa. We loved seeing the original pieces of John Wayne memorabilia and learning stories about the life of Marion Robert Morrison.

John Wayne Birthplace Museum

john wayne birthplace museum

The town of Winterset may not be familiar at first to many people but some of you may recognize the county instead. Madison County, Iowa is the Covered Bridge Capital of Iowa, with the largest group of covered bridges that exists in one area in the western half of the Mississippi Valley. It is also the inspiration for the movie Bridges of Madison County (Meryl Streep & Clint Eastwood).

Read the full article here and make plans to visit the John Wayne Birthplace Museum in Winterset, Iowa!

John Wayne Birthplace Museum
205 S John Wayne Dr
Winterset, IA 50273
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Sharon Williams

Sharon Williams is a wife and mom of 3 who loves to get out in the minivan with the GPS, cooler and some snacks. She loves to just see where the road takes her and the family. You never know where they will end up! Favorite places usually involve a hiking trail or a waterfall in Kentucky, Tennessee or beyond.

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