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HORNUNG & CO. In 1858 C. Hornug came to Dubuque and established Hornung & Co., an ale and porter depot. The business also served as a beer bottling plant on 7 between Main and Iowa. He was out of business by December 1857.

According to the 1857-1858 Dubuque City Directory, this business was located on 7th between Main and Iowa.



Burggraff, Mike. 2010 Update to the Antique Bottles of Iowa. Fairfield, Iowa: Frontline Printing & Design