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Dubuque in Dubuque County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Louis Arriandeaux Log House

 
 
Louis Arriandeaux Log House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, circa May 11
1. Louis Arriandeaux Log House Marker
Inscription.  
Oldest log cabin in Dubuque County.
About 1827.
Occupied by the pioneer settler William Newman.
1834.
Brought to this site and restored through the efforts of Frederick E. Bissell, Sr.
Aided by interested citizens
and members of
the Dubuque Park Board.

 
Erected 1957 by Dubuque Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 42° 31.914′ N, 90° 39.038′ W. Marker is in Dubuque, Iowa, in Dubuque County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Shiras Avenue and Lincoln Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dubuque IA 52001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Lincoln (approx. 2 miles away); Iowa's First Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dubuque Shot Tower (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Francis Rague (approx. 2.2 miles
Louis Arriandeaux Log House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, circa May 11
2. Louis Arriandeaux Log House and Marker
away); Old Dubuque County Jail (approx. 2.2 miles away); Shot Tower (approx. 2.2 miles away); Grand Opera House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Methodist Chapel (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dubuque.
 
Regarding Louis Arriandeaux Log House. Oldest standing structure West of the Mississippi River.
 
Log House image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, circa May 11
3. Log House
Log House Entry image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, May 21, 2011
4. Log House Entry
Mathias Ham House image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, circa May 11
5. Mathias Ham House
Also located at site. Antebellum (Residential) Originally built in 1839.
Lead Mining Info Sign image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber
6. Lead Mining Info Sign
 
 
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 1,389 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 5, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Jan. 19, 2021