Three Days in Dubuque–Day Three

Busy day started with a stop at the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. It seems that I missed much of the gardens, but the trees, shrubs and various decorations were enjoyable to view along the way.

Back uptown, I found the Shot Tower a little bit off the beaten path.  The building’s original purpose was literally to make shot during the 1800’s.

Going back across town, I found the Mathias Ham House.  It was closed, so I got a few pictures before heading back towards the river.

I eventually ended up at the Mississippi River Museum. I still didn’t go inside, however, but I did take a few pictures of the riverboat paddles that graced the exterior. Then, I walked along the river bank a short distance just because.

Grabbed some lunch and finally headed back to home base.  Traffic was definitely getting heavy and, unfortunately, there was a pretty bad car accident on the other side of the highway outside of Cedar Rapids.  Still, the ride was otherwise uneventful, and I am thankful back in town, along with RB and Trek Bear.  Now, I’ve got to get ready for work in the morning.

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