For your convenience, please explore our page of upcoming genealogical and local history events in the Quad-City area.
Be sure to mark these dates down in your own calendar!
- Build A Better Davenport: Gordon-Van Tine and the World War II Housing Boom
- Build A Better Davenport: The Hunzinger Construction Company
- A L’oste Davenport Vineyard is Found Again
- Davenport City Cemetery: Preserving and celebrating the past
- Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Now Available: The Port Byron Globe Newspaper
Tag Archives: Mississippi Valley Fair
In late August and early September of 1925, Misses Wilma Zabel and Gertrude Koch of the Lincoln Township Go-Getters 4-H Club represented Scott County at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. Their demonstration on the making of hooked rugs did … Continue reading
As part of our 30th anniversary celebration, we will be having a special screening of local history film footage from our Archive & Manuscript Collections. The films will be shown this Saturday, October 20th at 1:30pm in the Film Room, … Continue reading
The Great Mississippi Valley Fair starts this week, running from Tuesday, August 3rd through Sunday, August 8th. While looking through our photo collection, we found two shots taken at the Fairgrounds, about 50 years apart: This first photo was taken … Continue reading
“We are here! We are here! We are here! There’s a bright spot in the Mississippi valley Where health, wealth and beauty wins. We invite you one and all to rally In our city where the west begins, We will … Continue reading
“We are here! We are here! We are here! There’s a bright spot in the Mississippi valley Where health, wealth and beauty wins. We invite you one and all to rally In our city where the west begins, We … Continue reading