The Library will be closed
Monday, September 7th, 2015
for the Labor Day holiday
RSSC’s Featured Image
Trees in fall color. Photo by Grover C. von der Heyde [Oct 1948]
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Tag Archives: Halloween
Nowadays when you turn on the television you see many shows on haunted houses, especially during the month of October. This raised a question in my mind. Did things go bump in Davenport houses long ago? In the spirit of … Continue reading
One of the most persistent local legends in Davenport centers on Oakdale Cemetery on Eastern Avenue. In this cemetery is a special section where children from the Iowa Solders’ Orphans’ Home*, standing just across Eastern Avenue, were buried. And it is said that if you … Continue reading