Historic Sites

Montauk Historic Site

Clermont, Iowa

Abbie Gardner Cabin

Journey into the past at the home of Iowa's 12th governor, William Larrabee and Anna Larrabee, his wife. Enjoy a guided tour to see and hear how the Larrabee family furnished and maintained this 1874 vintage brick and natural limestone mansion for more than 100 years. All of the furnishings are original to the house. the State Historical Society of Iowa owns and preserves Montauk which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is designated as a State Preserve.

Montauk is situated on 46 acres among 100,000 pines overlooking the Turkey River. 


Memorial Day though Labor Day
Daily noon to 4 p.m.
Labor Day through October 31
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Noon to 4 and by group appointment


For more information or to schedule a group tour, contact the site at:

Wade Schott
P.O. Box 372,
Clermont, Iowa 52135
Telephone: (563) 423-7173
Email: montauk@acegroup.cc

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