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Tag Archives: Gaines Street
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
Road Construction: Photographic glimpses of past projects
We once again are surrounded by road construction in Davenport. If you are planning on visiting us at Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center at the Davenport Public Library – Main Street branch between now and the end of December please remember … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged 12th Street, 6th Street, Brady Street, East Locust Street, Gaines Street, Harrison Street, River Drive, Vine Street Leave a comment