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KEY CITY GUN CLUB. This organization was present in the 1870s. (1) In 1878 a shooting contest was held by club members at the foot of 6th Street. The Wormood silver medal was won from Charles Gregorie by Fred Miller. If Miller could retain it during three contests, he would be named the champion shot of the club. (2)



1. "Caught on the Fly," Dubuque Herald, April 14, 1878, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18780414&printsec=frontpage&hl=en

2. "Key City Gun Club," Dubuque Herald, July 10, 1878, p. 4