DescriptionFounded in 1837, the predominantly German community was originally called Prairie La Porte. Located on the Great River Road, the town is nestled between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. A Gutenberg Bible facsimile printed 1913-14 is displayed at Guttenberg Library at 603 S. Second St. It was purchased and brought from the Johannes Gutenberg Print Shop in Mainz, Germany, after Mainz was bombed during World War II.
Scenic US 52 winds through the rolling countryside along the Mississippi River.
Visitor InfoGuttenberg Chamber of Commerce 323 S. River Park Dr. GUTTENBERG, IA 52052. Phone:(563)252-2323 or (877)252-2323
Things to SeeFishery Management Station, Fish Hatchery and Aquarium