“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rock Island, Illinois

Clickable Map of Rock Island County, Illinois and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Rock Island County, IL (7) Henry County, IL (17) Mercer County, IL (16) Whiteside County, IL (5) Clinton County, IA (1) Louisa County, IA (0) Muscatine County, IA (0) Scott County, IA (5)  RockIslandCounty(7) Rock Island County (7)  HenryCounty(17) Henry County (17)  MercerCounty(16) Mercer County (16)  WhitesideCounty(5) Whiteside County (5)  ClintonCountyIowa(1) Clinton County (1)  LouisaCounty(0) Louisa County (0)  MuscatineCounty(0) Muscatine County (0)  ScottCounty(5) Scott County (5)
Location of Rock Island, Illinois
    Rock Island County (7)
    Henry County (17)
    Mercer County (16)
    Whiteside County (5)
    Clinton County, Iowa (1)
    Louisa County, Iowa (0)
    Muscatine County, Iowa (0)
    Scott County, Iowa (5)
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1Illinois (Rock Island County), Rock Island — 15-Inch Rodman Gun
The 15-inch Rodman Gun was unveiled Memorial Day 1921 at Rock Island Arsenal.Map (db m93138) WM
2Illinois (Rock Island County), Rock Island — Fort Armstrong
Fort Armstrong was built in 1816-1817. Its riverside was protected by limestone bluffs and its other sides were formed in part by the rear walls of barracks and storehouses. Blockhouses, like the replica, stood at three corners. The pyramid of . . . Map (db m33225) HM
3Illinois (Rock Island County), Rock Island — USA M102, 105mm, HowitzerRock Island Arsenal
One of the successful projects at Rock Island Arsenal's Research and Development Division in 1961 and 1962 was the design and development of the XM37 cradle and recoil mechanism and the XM31 carriage for the XM102 howitzer.Map (db m93133) WM
4Illinois (Rock Island County), Rock Island — USA T131, 280mm, Heavy Motorized GunRock Island Arsenal
This is the experimental model of the M65 atomic cannon. Adapted in 1956 the cannon could fire both nuclear and conventional shells over a range of 18 miles.Map (db m93137) WM
Jun. 24, 2021