Auto Tour Route - Iowa
To follow the Auto Tour Route for the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail west through Iowa, from Illinois to Nebraska: follow the directions listed bvelow the map.
From Ft. Madison:
1. Take U.S. Route 61 south to Montrose and U.S. Route 218.
Total original route miles in Iowa: 317
Did You Know?
In 1849, Young Charlotte Dansie of Newton Suffolk, England, died in childbirth along with her infant son Joseph while traveling through the South Pass area of Wyoming with her new husband. One in 10 emigrants met a similar fate enroute to a new life in the American West during the 1840s-1870s. More...