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JOHN EMERSON HOME
The property was then given to WARTBURG THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY in 1888 to encourage it to return to Dubuque. An addition was constructed on the home which was used by the seminary until construction of the present Wartburg buildings between 1914 and 1916.