St. Raphael's Cathedral, Dubuque, Iowa

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Looking west at a stone cathedral. In 1839 Father Mazzuchelli directed the construction of a large building at the back of the cathedral. This structure served the bishop and was used to house Saint Raphael's Seminary, lowa’s first diocesan college. The steeple was completed in 1876, stained glass windows imported from London were installed in 1889. Verso says: In 1835 Father Mazzuchelli, famed missionary, built the stone church which later became St. Raphael's Cathedral. 1964 postmark. Number 66605-B.