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Fort Dodge traces its beginnings to 1850 when soldiers from the United States Army erected a fort at the junction of the Des Moines River and Lizard Creek. It was originally named Fort Clarke but was renamed Fort Dodge because there was another fort with the same name in Texas.

Fort Dodge, IA - Cabinet Shop

Fort Dodge, IA - Cabinet Shop

Fort Dodge, IA - Cardiff Giant

Fort Dodge, IA - Cardiff Giant

Fort Dodge, IA - Cardiff Giant Head

Fort Dodge, IA - Cardiff Giant Head

Fort Dodge, IA - Carolson-Richey Home

Fort Dodge, IA - Carolson-Richey Home

Fort Dodge, IA - Carolson-Richey Home - Interior Kitchen

Fort Dodge, IA - Carolson-Richey Home - Interior Kitchen

Fort Dodge, IA - Carolson-Richey Home Interior Kitchen - 2

Fort Dodge, IA - Carolson-Richey Home Interior Kitchen - 2

Fort Dodge, IA - Carolson-Richey Home Interior Kitchen - 3

Fort Dodge, IA - Carolson-Richey Home Interior Kitchen - 3

Fort Dodge, IA - Carolson-Richey Home Upstairs

Fort Dodge, IA - Carolson-Richey Home Upstairs

Fort Dodge, IA - Colby Bros. Livery

Fort Dodge, IA - Colby Bros. Livery

Fort Dodge, IA - Donahoe General Store

Fort Dodge, IA - Donahoe General Store

Fort Dodge, IA - Donahoe General Store Interior

Fort Dodge, IA - Donahoe General Store Interior

Fort Dodge, IA - Donahoe General Store Interior - 2

Fort Dodge, IA - Donahoe General Store Interior - 2

Fort Dodge, IA - Donahoe General Store Interior - 3

Fort Dodge, IA - Donahoe General Store Interior - 3

Fort Dodge, IA - Frontier Village

Fort Dodge, IA - Frontier Village

Fort Dodge, IA - Jail

Fort Dodge, IA - Jail

Fort Dodge, IA - Land Office

Fort Dodge, IA - Land Office

Fort Dodge, IA - Log Chapel

Fort Dodge, IA - Log Chapel

Fort Dodge, IA - Log Chapel Interior

Fort Dodge, IA - Log Chapel Interior

Fort Dodge, IA - Museum Soldier

Fort Dodge, IA - Museum Soldier

Fort Dodge, IA - Museum Trading Post

Fort Dodge, IA - Museum Trading Post