Four Mounds Estate Historic District

Also known as: Four Mounds Inn & Conference Center
4900 Peru Rd., Dubuque, Iowa

Former Gentleman's Farm operated by the Burden family, now a facility owned by the CIty of Dubuque


Main Gate

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in September 2013


National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 24, 2002
Reference number
Architectural styles
American Movement: Bungalow/Craftsman; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Agriculture; Archeology - Prehistoric
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; D - Information Potential
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Animal facility; Garden; Graves/burials; Secondary structure; Storage
Current functions
Hotel; Educational related housing; Garden; Graves/burials
Periods of significance
499-0 AD; 1000-500 AD; 1499-1000 AD; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1907; 1908; 1924
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 11
Contributing structures: 4
Contributing sites: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 2

Update Log 

  • September 20, 2013: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status and Added Photos