The Heritage Trail is a tour of historic buildings in Fairfield, and is also a virtual tour complete with much information about the history of Fairfield.
Fairfield has a rich foundation in cultural history, and has many historic and architecturally interesting buildings. For instance, the first and second Iowa State Fairs were held in Fairfield in 1854 and 1855. Come visit Fairfield and experience the historic Heritage Trail which includes:
An architecturally distinctive Barry Byrne-designed prairie style home (one of the best in the Midwest).
The first of a total of 1,689 Carnegie Public Libraries.
A dwelling built in 1838 (the birthplace of Fairfield).
And even an early Dairy Queen store.