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Winterset is widely known for its covered bridges. A total of six covered bridges are located in Madison County, including one in Winterset City Park. The annual Covered Bridge Festival celebrates the bridges and local heritage every second full weekend in October. In 2006, the festival was held October 14 and 15.
The Winterset Stage is Madison Counties live theatre venue providing family friendly dinner theatre, including musicals and concerts while offering a variety of children's theatre and educational programming. The Winterset Stage is a non-profit 501c3 organization located at 405 East Madison in Winterset, IA.
Another notable landmark is Clark Tower, located in Winterset City Park, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding Middle River Valley area.
The Madison County Courthouse, in the middle of the town square, was built in 1868, and rebuilt in 1876 after being partially destroyed by fire.
The John Wayne Birthplace Museum is located near the downtown area at 216 South 2nd Street.
Winterset was used as a shooting location for the films Cold Turkey (1971), The Bridges of Madison County(1995), and The Crazies (2010). .......Source Wikipedia.