RSSCC’s Featured Image for National Poetry Month 2016
Arthur Davison Ficke (1883-1945)
American poet and Davenport native
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Tag Archives: Aviation
November is National Aviation Month, so it seems like the perfect time to honor one of Davenport’s foremost flyboys. Eugene B. Ely, son of attorney N. D. Ely,was born in Williamsburg, Iowa, on October 21st, 1886. When Eugene was nine, … Continue reading
As every Buffalo Bill-ophile should know, William F. Cody was born in (or rather, near) LeClaire, Iowa on February 26, 1846. So, to celebrate the birth of this illustrious Scott County native son, why not visit the library and read … Continue reading