Abbie Gardner


74 Monument Drive, Arnolds Park

The Dickinson County Conservation Board staffs the Abbie Gardner Cabin and State Historic Site in an agreement with the Iowa State Historical Society. Open Memorial Day-Labor Day, visitors can learn about the Spirit Lake Massacre and the events leading up to and following this tragedy.

The cabin and museum are open noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. School programs may also be arranged prior to and following the regular season by contacting Bryanna Kuhlman at or at 712-336-6352.