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Ceiling at the Ham House
Bluff Street
195 W. 17th Street
1125 Highland
1433 Main
St. Mary's Church
Dubuque Brewing & Malting Co.
White House ar Four Mounds
Dubuque Female Seminary
Main St.
Madison Park Steps
Mathias Ham House
Old Dubuque Jail
St. Mary's Church
Voices Building
Novelty Iron Works
2537 Windsor Avenue
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Welcome to the Dubuque Old House Enthusiasts!

        The Dubuque Old House Enthusiasts are a charitable organization promoting historic preservation, conservation, education and awareness.  Thank you for visiting our site!
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Nominations for Dubuque County Preservation Awards Requested

​The Dubuque Historical Society is now accepting nominations for the Dubuque County Preservation Awards. It is requested that any of the friends & members of the OHE club can offer homes and/or businesses that are worthy of a preservation award please submit as soon as possible.

Home Owner:
Contact Information:

Submit nominations to either  Cristen Waterbury or Cinda Welu
​The committee will meet this week for the initial meeting to go over any nominations. Our thanks to anyone who keeps an eye on good preservation & restoration happening within Dubuque County!

Old House Enthusiasts to Partner with Friends of St. Mary for May Event

​​​This year the Old House Enthusiasts, in lieu of a traditional Old House Tour, is going to partner with Friends of St. Mary to promote their re-branding of the St. Mary Campus. Decommissioned as a church in 2010, Friends of St. Mary's is finding ways to reuse each of the campus buildings to promote sustainability and community engagement.

The event is still currently in the planning stages, but scheduled to occur the traditional third weekend of May same as the Annual Old House Tour. Check back here and at our Facebook profile for further details.

Upcoming OHE Meetings:

​Board Meeting - Monday, 03/16 @ 6 pm - Public Library, Lacy Board Room

​​General Meeting - St. Mary's, at the corner of 15th and White Street. April TBD

February OHE Meeting @ Inspire Cafe

​​​​​Thank you to Sara Post and her helpful staff at Inspire Cafe for hosting the February General Old House Enthusiasts meeting. We had a wonderful time, including discussing the latest developments in planning the OHE May event to be held at St. Mary's on May 16, 2015. A big thank you goes out as well to Mary Gronen w/ Gronen Properties who stopped by to speak with us about the history of the Millwork District and the development of the Caradco building. ​