“Tiny in Size, Mighty in Pride” is the motto for Dundee. The community offers a town park with a new playground, and also has a shelter with fireplace and modern rest rooms. A lighted ball diamond offers the opportunity for children to play in Little League and men to play softball. The community room located within the fire station can be rented for private gatherings by calling Marge Horstman at 563 924-3017, this room has an occupancy of 35. A four-unit apartment Senior Citizen Housing complex is available, and monthly rent is subsidized according to income. Call Al or Deb Hermsen at 563-927-1502 for more information. A volunteer Fire Department and First Responders answer 911 calls with the Regional Medical Center located in Manchester.
The history of Dundee begins in 1887. The first store built has been renovated to its original look. Downtown lighting is provided by new turn of the century street lamps. The old bank, hotel and telephone buildings are still standing though are now a tavern where fish fries are served on Friday nights, and are used as homes for local residents. Businesses include a taxidermist, building material supplier, auto repair, auto sales, septic pumping and portable rest rooms, engine and transmission repair, summer farmers market and crafts stand, custom lawn ornament welding and family hair care and tanning. Visit our Web Site at www.dundeeweb.com
601 New Street Manchester, Iowa
Phone: (563) 927-3515
Children attend the West Delaware Community School District in Manchester. A Catholic grade school is located in Manchester with busing provided by the public school district. St. John ELCA Lutheran Church is located on Main Street, services are Sunday School 9:15 and Worship 10:15. The pastor is Roger McKinstry. Catholic, Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist, Community Congregational, Assembly of God, Missouri Synod Lutheran and churches of various other denominations are located in Manchester, Strawberry Point and Lamont.