Tag Archives: Milton Howard

Guess who’s on the Network to Freedom?

We always knew Oakdale Cemetery was a special place, but it took students from Nebraska to prove it to the National Park Service. A while back, a group of Arlington High School honor students came to Davenport to research the … Continue reading

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Davenporters of Note: Milton Howard

Mr. Milton Howard, an African-American, was a man with a unique story. He was born as a free person in Muscatine, Iowa about 1845 (different sources offer different dates). However, as a child he and his family were kidnapped and … Continue reading

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