Julien Dubuque Bridge dedication marker

Julien Dubuque Bridge dedication marker (HM1VIL)

Location: Dubuque, IA 52003 Dubuque County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 29.5039', W 90° 39.8854'

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Jolliet and Marquette, journeying on the Father of the Waters, passed here June 16, 1673.
Here in 1690, Nicholas Perrot built his trading post.
Here in 1788, at the site of the City, incorporated in 1833, bearing his name, Julien Dubuque founded his home.
'Neath the shadow of his tomb mid craggy bluffs high in Indian lore where early commerce ferried the Mississsippi is built this Julien Dubuque bridge.
First conceived in a committee of Dubuque American Legion post No. 6.
This bridge is dedicated to those Americans fighting and dying on foreign soil to keep our land inviolate.
A.D. 1943
Series This marker is part of the series
Historical Period17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century, 20th Century
Historical PlaceBridge
Marker TypeHistoric Structure
Marker ClassBoth
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1943
Placed By Dubuque American Legion post No. 6
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at 6:05pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] PAMELA BRANDT  [2] PAMELA BRANDT  
Locationbig map
Directions InformationLocated on a grassy area on the Iowa side of the Julien Dubuque bridge. Not very noticeable from the road.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 691907 N 4707017
Decimal Degrees42.49173200, -90.66475700
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 29.5039', W 90° 39.8854'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 29' 30.2352" N, 90° 39' 53.1252" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)563
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 448-498 US-20, Dubuque IA 52003, US
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