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Not Exactly Neighborly: The City Hospital Fire of 1860

Every city experiences growing pains along the way, and Davenport, Iowa is no different.  As population and businesses grew during the nineteenth century the city began to adapt.  Davenport’s city council realized early on that two medical facilities to treat … Continue reading

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Archive Adventures: The Davenport City Hospital

Genealogists are always hoping for new discoveries in records and the Davenport City Archives has produced for us again! Davenport actively maintained a “City Hospital” for a brief period of time in 1858 and 1859 and the City Physician. Dr. … Continue reading

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