The Oldest Church In Iowa Dates Back To The 1860s And You Need To See It

Iowa is full of beautiful history, and if you’re on a quest to find the most storied buildings in the state, then you’ve got to head to Dubuque. Not only was Dubuque Iowa’s very first town, but it’s also home to the oldest church in Iowa, in the aptly named Cathedral district.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Have you visited the oldest church in Iowa? If not, make it a point to step inside when you’re in town! There are so many reasons to visit Dubuque including the fact that You Can Ride The World’s Shortest And Steepest Scenic Railway Right Here In Iowa!