Dubuque Murals: Exploring Colourful Street Art Where Iowa Started

I’m a sucker when it comes to street art, I wrote a previous post on some of the street art locations in Camden, London!  In the American Midwest, Dubuque Iowa has EXPLODED with colourful murals!  There are several pieces scattered across Downtown Dubuque, but the majority are in a 4 block area between Locust St, Main St and 1st St to 4th St.  Here’s are some Dubuque murals you can expect to see!

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Iowa’s Freedom Rocks

Just like the UK, the USA honours soldiers and veterans on the 11th of November.  As an expat, I find it really strange that there’s no-one wearing poppies.  In the UK, for the 2 weeks leading up to November 11th, lots of places will give out little red paper poppies on a little plastic green stem in return for a donation.  This is to represent the poppies that grew in the field at the end of the World War.  However Iowa has a unique way of its own to honour veterans!

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