Hartley Fort State Preserve

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Coordinates: 43°26′N 91°22′W / 43.43°N 91.36°W / 43.43; -91.36 Hartley Fort State Preserve is a 2-acre (8,100 m2) Iowa state preserve located on the Upper Iowa River in the Driftless Area, in Allamakee County of Iowa.

Geography[edit]

Hartley Fort State Preserve sits on a terrace about 80 feet (24 m) above the Upper Iowa, seven miles (11 km) upstream of the confluence with the Upper Mississippi River.

Native Americans[edit]

The site is notable for remains of a fortified Native American effigy mound settlement. The mound builder peoples era ruins seem to be associated with the Woodland period Oneota and Cahokia cultures.

Access[edit]

The Iowa Hartley Fort State Preserve land is privately owned, and there is no public access currently.

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