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DUBUQUE TOYLAND. The 1959 Dubuque City Directory listed 1023 Main.

In 1962 Dubuque Toyland located at 698 Main was operated by George Broadwater. In 1964 it had moved to 690 Main. At this location, children could bring their electric cars to race them around the large track at the back of the store. (1)

By the end of the decades, the store had relocated to Plaza 20. (2)



1. Interview with Doug Kruser, December 15, 2015

2. Meyer, Jeff. "Dubuque and Its Toys," Telegraph Herald, Dec. 24, 2011