Dubuque in Dubuque County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Founder of our City
Died March 24, 1810
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1856.
Location. 42° 28.131′ N, 90° 38.783′ W. Marker is in Dubuque, Iowa, in Dubuque County. Marker can be reached from Monument Drive, 0.4 miles east of Mines of Spain Road. Within Mines of Spain Recreation Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dubuque IA 52003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Julien Dubuque and the Mines of Spain (a few steps from this marker); The Native Americans at the Mines of Spain (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Dubuque (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Canoe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dubuque's Mines of Spain / New Melleray Abbey (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dubuque's Mines of Spain / Historic Dubuque (approx. 1.1 miles away); East Dubuque Veterans' Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away in Illinois); Eleazor and Diadamia Frentress (approx. 1.6 miles away in Illinois). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dubuque.
Also see . . . Mines of Spain. (Submitted on June 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. This page has been viewed 744 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 5, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.