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Tag Archives: Blackhawk Treaty
Researching the home built by Antoine LeClaire on the site of the Black Hawk Treaty is quite a challenge. There have been at least 3 different buildings in Davenport called “The LeClaire House.” There’s LeClaire’s 2nd home, the mansion built … Continue reading
This week, we are celebrating the upcoming anniversary of the first locomotive in Iowa, which arrived in Davenport on July 19, 1855. This was a pretty big deal—most people were counting on reliable overland transportation to be as much of … Continue reading