Hitchcock House

  • Museums
63788 567th Lane
Lewis, IA 51544
(712) 769-2323
Open 1-5 p.m., Thurs through Sundays. May 1 through Labor Day.
  • About

    The Reverend George B. Hitchcock House located 1 mile west and 1/2 mile south of Lewis, Iowa has been designated a National Historic Landmark due to its involvement in the Underground Railroad prior to the Civil War. The house was a safe haven for fugitive slaves (or Freedom Seekers) as they made the dangerous journey through southwestern Iowa from slavery to Canada and freedom.

  • Directions

    Nishna Valley Road west out of Lewis, Iowa for one mile and then one-half mile south.