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The Gaines Street African-American Settlement
Herington Park in Davenport is a two-acre city-owned park with an address of 935 Brown Street. The park includes the area surrounded by Brown, Gaines, W. 9th, and W. 11th Streets. Neighborhoods with historic homes and families are nearby and … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged 1965 Flood, A. D. Corbin, African-American Settlement, African-Americans, Albert B. Woods, Alderman Larry Herington, Alexander D. Corbin, Davenport Parks and Recreation, Forrest & Dillon's Addition, Gaines Street, Goose Hollow Park, Herington Park, Negro Business League, Rosa Corbin, W. B. Anderson 2 Comments