Bevington-Kaser House and Historical Complex


Though the Madison County Historical Society's 18.5-acre site contains numerous vintage structures, ranging from an 1850s log schoolhouse to a brick Victorian home (the Bevington-Kaser Mansion) to a 1934 Martin gas station, it's mostly noted by the locals for its privy: a three-hole stone privy with wallpaper and walnut trim. The mansion, schoolhouse, and privy all made it onto the National Register of Historic Places. Housed in the complex are thousands of historical artifacts including clothing, machinery, and such dating back to the Civil War, as well as fossils and rocks. Open daily May through October, the complex's hours are 11 AM to 4 PM Monday through Saturday, and 1 to 5 PM on Sunday.


815 S Second Ave
Winterset, IA 50273


41.33060100, -94.01570100
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(515) 462-2134

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