Historic Preservation Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 27, 2022

An exhibit documenting the contributions of African American women to the suffrage movement in Iowa will be on display in Dubuque for the next month. Sponsored by Dubuque County Historic Preservation Commission, (DCHPC), "Toward a Universal Suffrage: African American Women in Iowa and the Vote for All” will be at Loras College October 3-17, 2022 and then at the University of Dubuque October 18 - November 1, 2022.  Read on..

About the Commission

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The Dubuque County Historic Preservation Commission:

  • Conducts surveys to identify historic properties in the county
  • Reviews National Register Nominations on any property nominated from within the borders of the county 
  • Provides a public forum for historic preservation discussions in the county (all meetings are open to the public)
  • Undertakes section 106 reviews.  These reviews are required for any public or private project occurring within Dubuque County that receives federal funds or is under the jurisdiction of a federal entity.
  • Gives out annual Historic Preservation Awards in partnership with the Dubuque County Historical Society.  View past award winners
  • Writes the annual Certified Local Government (CLG) report for Dubuque County summarizing all of the above.  This report goes to the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) each year to renew Dubuque County’s CLG status.