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  Dubuque, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Julien Dubuque was one of the first Europeans to settle in the Dubuque area.
The Julien Dubuque Bridge is a National Historic Landmark, as is the Shot Tower, which was used to produce lead shot and is one the few such towers left in existence.
Dubuque's Linwood Cemetery is noted for a number of famous people buried there, and the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens have won a number of awards.
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 DUBUQUE - LoveToKnow Article on DUBUQUE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Dubuque is a Roman Catholic archiepiscopal see, and is the seat of St Josephs College (1873), a small Roman Catholic institution; of Wartburg Seminary (1854), a small Evangelical Lutheran theological school; of the German Presbyterian Theological School of the Northwest (1852); of St Josephs Ladies Academy; and of Bayless Business College.
As early as 1788 Julien Dubuque (1765-1810), attracted by the lead deposits in the vicinity, which were then being crudely worked by the Sauk and Fox Indians, settled here and carried on the mining industry until his death.
Dubuque was laid out under an act of Congress approved on the 2nd of July 1836, and was incorporated in 1841.
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 AllRefer.com - Julien Dubuque (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Julien Dubuque[dubyOOk´] Pronunciation Key, 1762–1810, pioneer settler of Iowa, b.
Setting out at a young age for the West, Dubuque reached Prairie du Chien, in what is now Wisconsin, by 1785 and crossed to the Iowa side of the Mississippi, then in Spanish Louisiana.
He retained the confidence of the Native Americans and was buried by them : with the honors of a chief : on a bluff overlooking the city named for him.
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 Chapter 4, Julien Dubuque And The Mines Of Spain
Thus when Julien Dubuque, the first white settler, came to the Iowa country in 1788, the land was under the control of Spain.
Julien Dubuque, the son of French parents, was born in 1762, in a village called St. Pierre les Brecquets, about fifty or sixty miles from Quebec.
At one end they erected a large cedar cross inscribe with the words, "Julien Dubuque, miner of the Mines of Spain, died March 24, 1810, aged forty-five years and six months." This was a mistake as to his age, for the baptismal record in Canada shows that he was born in 1762.
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 Julien Dubuque - TheBestLinks.com - Mississippi River, Native American, Iowa, Peosta, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Julien Dubuque was a French Canadian who arrived near what now is known as Dubuque, Iowa - which was named after him.
Julien Dubuque is remembered as the first European to settle in what would become the state of Iowa.
Dubuque was also a generous man who spent lavishly on many friends - this had the unfortunate effect of keeping him in debt during the latter part of his life.
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 America's River at the Port of Dubuque - A museum, aquarium, resort, waterpark, and conference center on the Mississipi ...
Dubuque, Iowa was settled in 1788 by Julien Dubuque, a French Canadian fur trader and early entrepreneur.
Julien Dubuque befriended the Mesquakie Indians who occupied the region and worked with them to mine the plentiful lead mines, which he later named the Mines of Spain.
Dubuque, Iowa is the seventh largest city in the state of Iowa and is known for its steep hills and river bluffs.
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 Chouteau v. Molony, 57 U.S. 203, 16 How. 203, 14 L.Ed. 905 (1853)
The towns of Dubuque and Peru, the lots of which were required by this act to be sold, are situated on the land embraced by the grant on which this suit is based.
Julien Dubuque; and in case he shall find nothing within, he shall be free to search wherever he may think proper to do so, and to work peaceably without any one hurting him, or doing him any prejudice in his labors.
Dubuque prays for a concession of what was then Indian land, which had been in the occupancy of the Indians during the whole time of the dominion of Spain in Louisiana, and which was not yielded by them until it was bought from them by treaties with the United States.
www.utulsa.edu /law/classes/rice/USSCT_Cases/Chouteau_v_Molony_57_203.HTM   (11897 words)

 The University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist -- A Territorial Period Site in Dubuque
By the time he arrived in Dubuque, Dr. Langworthy’s eldest sons, James, Lucius, and Edward, were living on their own and had already made names for themselves in the establishment of Dubuque as a city.
Legal title to much of the property in the Dubuque area was in question throughout much of the territorial period because the heirs of Pierre Chouteau, successor to Julien Dubuque, claimed ownership of the old Mines of Spain grant.
Dubuque settlers were not allowed to enter their claims in county records until the Chouteau case was resolved.
www.uiowa.edu /~osa/learn/dubuque/tps1.htm   (804 words)

 DesMoinesRegister.com | Famous Iowans
Julien Dubuque was Iowa's first permanent white settler as well as its first entrepreneur.
Dubuque owned a home library of books, and his letters and journals indicate an intellectual and educated man. In 1808 he was appointed an Indian agent by the U.S. government and authorized to oversee all Indian litigation and disputes.
Dubuque died at age 48 after a lingering illness and is buried on a bluff above Catfish Creek where it enters the Mississippi.
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 Julien Dubuque Monument
In 1796 Dubuque's petition was granted and he named his 189 square mile area of land "The Mines of Spain" in honor of this Spanish governor.
Dubuque eventually married Potosa, daughter of Peosta, the chief of the Mesquakie Indians.
Dubuque died in March of 1810 and when he died the Mesquakie buried him with tribal honors beneath a log mausoleum at the site of the current monument.
jove.geol.niu.edu /faculty/fischer/429_info/429trips/Dubuque/Julien_Dubuque_Monument.htm   (746 words)

 Dubuque Iowa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Dubuque is named after Julien Dubuque, a French trapper, who came to the area to trap animals but, ended up mining lead.
Julien Dubuque arrived in the area in 1785 when lands west of the Mississippi where still under Spanish control.
Dubuque is large enough to support some of the finer amenities that city life brings.
users.stlcc.edu /jangert/dubuque/dubuque.html   (1603 words)

 Welcome to The Julien Inn! - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Capacity was doubled to 80 rooms and the hotel was renamed the Julien House after the founder of the city, Julien Dubuque.
Throughout the latter half of the 19th century, the Julien House was the focal point of bustling Dubuque and gained recognition as a gathering place for the city's rich and famous.
In 1962, the Julien Hotel was purchased by the current ownership and after extensive remodeling, was re-opened as the present-day Julien Inn.
www.julieninn.com /history.html   (423 words)

 Clarke College Conference & Event Services
Dubuque is a contemporary city with Victorian charm.
Dubuque is the seventh largest city in the state of Iowa, yet it features small-town warmth, friendliness, and freedom from hassles.
Today, Dubuque is a thriving city, with a population of nearly 62,000 people and a county population of nearly 90,000.
www.clarke.edu /conference&events/aboutdubuque.htm   (329 words)

 Grand Excursion Preview - Galena, Ill. to Dubuque, Iowa
Julien Dubuque founded the first European settlement in Iowa when he was given a lead mine near the site of Dubuque by the Meskwakie in 1788.
Julien Dubuque died in 1810, fabulously wealthy and beloved by the Meskwakie.
In Dubuque, the wealth of lead was later supplanted by a bonanza of logs floated down the Mississippi and diversified by meatpacking and shipbuilding industries.
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 Dubuque, Iowa (IA), Pictures
Dubuque, city, seat of Dubuque County, northeastern Iowa, a port on the Mississippi River, opposite Illinois and Wisconsin; incorporated as a city 1841.
Julien Dubuque, a French-Canadian (for whom the city is named), settled here to mine lead in 1788.
Dubuque was a shipbuilding center from 1850 to 1920.
www.greatestcities.com /North_America/USA/Iowa_IA/Dubuque_city.html   (209 words)

 JS Online: Bluff calls attention to history
Julien Dubuque died in 1810 and was buried by the Mesquakie with full tribal honors here on the bluff.
And Dubuque became a place of many firsts for Iowa, as a marker on the bluff points out - the first church and the first murder and the first public hanging all in 1834 (the church was apparently not immediately effective), the first newspaper and bank in 1836 and so on.
In 1897, after the log mausoleum erected by Indians over Julien Dubuque's grave had worn away, the city erected the monument that still stands today, a tall stone turret the likes of which Rapunzel could hang down her hair.
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 Julien Dubuque Bridge -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Julien Dubuque Bridge traverses the (A major North American river and the chief river of the United States; rises in northern Minnesota and flows southward into the Gulf of Mexico) Mississippi River.
It joins the city of (additional info and facts about Dubuque, Iowa) Dubuque, Iowa, and (additional info and facts about East Dubuque, Illinois) East Dubuque, Illinois.
It is one of two automobile bridges over the Mississippi in the area, the (additional info and facts about Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge) Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge three miles north links Dubuque with (A midwestern state in north central United States) Wisconsin.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/ju/julien_dubuque_bridge.htm   (416 words)

 Auto Glass Windshield Repair and Windshield Replacement in Dubuque, Iowa (IA)
JULIEN DUBUQUE: A native of Canada, sturdy, dark-skinned and short, a man of considerable culture and charm, came to these shores at the age of 24.
Dubuque requested a grant of land from the Spanish Governor at New Orleans, and was rewarded with a 21-mile stretch along the river and 10 miles inland.
Today the Julien Dubuque Monument and the state-owned natural preserve known as the Mines of Spain remain as lasting tributes to the founder of the community.
www.89glass.com /states2/iowa/dubuque.html   (897 words)

 IA DNR: State Parks
Dubuque is credited as being the first European to settle on what is now Iowa soil in 1788.
The grant gave permission for Julien Dubuque to work the land which was owned by Spain, and specified the 189-square mile area to be names as "Mines of Spain".
Julien Dubuque is buried on this site which provides a scenic vista of the 1380-acre Mines of Spain, the city of Dubuque, the Mississippi River Valley and of Illinois.
www.iowadnr.com /parks/state_park_list/mines_spain.html   (1016 words)

 The University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist -- Historic Period
Dubuque regularly made 300-mile float trips to St. Louis to sell raw materials including thousands of pounds of lead, at 3 to 5 cents a pound; to participate in fashionable French Colonial society; and return to the frontier with large quantities of goods for sale, and trade, and consumption.
Julien Dubuque died in 1810 after a long illness, whether from lead poisoning or not is unknown, and creditors and land speculators from St. Louis rushed in to try to claim the mines.
Dubuque himself was buried in a wooden tomb with viewing windows on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, which served for decades as a prominent landmark and curiosity along the river.
www.uiowa.edu /~osa/learn/historic/hisper.htm   (1820 words)

 141 to 153 - Washington County Iowa, 1880
Dubuque was a native of France, but had emigrated to Canada and become an Indian trader.
Dubuque, as was a common custom among the French traders, had married an Indian woman.
Except the mining settlement at Dubuque, the first traces of the white man in Iowa, are to be found in Lee county.
www.usgennet.org /usa/topic/historical/LightOn/1880wash_13.htm   (5349 words)

 Dubuque Photo Page
Dubuque is filled with scenic bluffs, historic neighborhoods, classic architecture and plenty of gritty industrial areas made entirely out of brick.
In the foreground is the southern portion of downtown Dubuque and in the background near the Mississippi River is the America's River Revitalization Project.
Port of Dubuque- A panorama of the Port of Dubuque, Julien Dubuque Bridge and the southern portion of downtown.
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 Mountain Resort Guide Summer Overview
Dubuque is located on the western bank of the Mississippi River.
The oldest city in Iowa, it was settled in 1788 by French-Canadian fur trader and entrepreneur Julien Dubuque.
The old Dubuque County Jail is one of the few remaining examples of Egyptian Revival architecture in the country and is now an art gallery.
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Archdiocese of Dubuque (Dubuquensis), established, 28 July, 1837, created an archbishopric, 1893, comprises that part of Iowa, U.S.A., north of Polk, Jasper, Poweshiek, Iowa, Johnson, Cedar, and Scott, and east of Kossuth, Humboldt, Webster, and Boone Counties; an area of 18,084 sq.
The diocese of Dubuque was created in 1837 by a division of that of St. Louis, and embraced the area north of Missouri to Canada, and east of the Mississippi to the Missouri.
He was consecrated by Archbishop Kenrick, at Dubuque, 30 Sept., 1866.
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 A look at Dubuque, Iowa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Dubuque initially came to the region to area to trade fur with the Mesquakie Indians, who occupied the land at that time.
In the 1970's, downtown Dubuque underwent significant urban renewal and the city received a Presidential Award in 1973 for the development of Town Clock Plaza.
Dubuque is the county seat and largest town in Dubuque County.
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 Search Results for "Julien"
...Dubuque, Julien, (dbyook┬┤) (KEY), 1762-1810, pioneer settler of Iowa, b.
A humanist and rationalist, he led a sustained attack against the romantic philosophy...
One of the oldest cities in the state, it was named for Julien Dubuque, who had settled nearby c.1788.
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 The Honorable Jim Nussle, Iowa 2nd District - Nussle Presses I-DOT on Julien Dubuque Bridge Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Congressman Jim Nussle today reiterated his concern about the Iowa Department of Transportation’s (I-DOT) commitment to the Highway 20 Julien Dubuque Bridge project and called on the I-DOT director to ensure the project is a priority for the State of Iowa.
Expansion of the Highway 20 Julien Dubuque Bridge has been a priority for many communities, including Dubuque, for several years, and a priority of mine since I took office in 1991.
It was disturbing to me in our recent meeting that you insisted the Highway 20 Julien Dubuque Bridge was not a priority to the people and elected officials in Dubuque let alone the communities which depend on the improvements to Highway 20.
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 Julien Dubuque Monument - ZeldaWeb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When Dubuque took a stick from a campfire and threw it into the creek, the surface of the water ignited, illuminating the night.
When his museum closed, his eclectic collection was donated to the Dubuque County Historical Society, where for a few years, the Indian bones were part of a collection of Indian artifacts at the Ham House Museum.
But in 1972, due to heightened public awareness during the fiery early years of the American Indian Movement, Peosta's bones, and those of his daughter, who was probably named Pesota, and who was probably the common-law wife of Julien Dubuque, were reburied on the scenic bluff which overlooks their old village.
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 Dubuque Postcards
Dubuque, Iowa is a city with a rich history, prosperous present, and a hopeful future.
Officially recognized as the city of Dubuque in 1833, the land had been settled by the Mesquakie Indians for some time.
Julien Dubuque eventually settled there in 1788 for the sole purpose of fur trading with the Mesquakie.
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