Marker Front: In 1829, William C. Redfield declared that Davenport lay opposite the future terminus of a “geographical trunk-line route” between the Atlantic and the Mississippi. Nine years later, in 1838, the Iowa Sun and . . . — — Map (db m33660) HM
Marker Front: In 1829, William C. Redfield declared that Davenport lay opposite the future terminus of a geographical trunk-line route between the Atlantic and the Mississippi. Nine years later, in 1838, the Iowa Sun and Davenport and . . . — — Map (db m33661) HM
To commemorate the Blackhawk Purchase Treaty signed by Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott and Hon. John Reynolds for the United States of America and by Chiefs Keokuk and Waupella for the Sac and Fox Indians at Davenport Iowa Sept. 21, 1832. — — Map (db m93118) HM WM
Born in Dundee, Scotland, James MacKintosh traveled to Canada in 1817 and became a bookbinder. In 1835 he journeyed to Iowa, explored the state's unpeopled prairies, and became one of the founding fathers of Davenport. In October, 1836, in a log . . . — — Map (db m202088) HM
Here at Brady and Second streets, in the former Ryan Building, is the site of the first chiropractic adjustment. On September 18, 1895, Daniel David Palmer, who was practicing as a magnetic healer at the time, repositioned a vertebra in the spine of . . . — — Map (db m202151) HM
The Ancient Order of Hibernians is an Irish Catholic fraternal society that originated in Ireland sometime between the 16th and the 18th century. In 1836, a group of Irish immigrants in New York City formed the first chapter of the AOH in America. . . . — — Map (db m202157) HM
[Main plaque] The Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Society presents the annual Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival to honor the musical genius and preserve the world-wide regard for Davenport-born Bix. His life and accomplishments are still . . . — — Map (db m202143) HM
Marion Crandell was the first American woman to die in the war zone during World War I. She was born in Cedar Rapids, but spent several years in France, where she attended the Sorbonne University. In 1916 she came to Davenport as a teacher at St. . . . — — Map (db m33120) HM
In 1882 Bishop John McMullen, born in Ballynahinch, County Down, wanted a place to begin a college. The pastor of St. Marguerites Parish, Fr. Henry Cosgrove, offered two rooms in his parish grade school. There, on September 4, 1882, St. Ambrose . . . — — Map (db m202265) HM
Since 1925, music has drifted along the Davenport levee from the Petersen Memorial Music Pavilion. One of several bandshells in Davenport at the time, the Music Pavilion was the final touch in Davenport's riverfront beautification project known as . . . — — Map (db m202109) HM
In 1856 Antoine LeClaire offered a parcel of land for the construction of a new Catholic Church in Davenport, which he eventually funded in total. This new church was to be built at the top of Cork Hill, an area between 6th and 13th Streets named . . . — — Map (db m202256) HM
Davenport's civil rights movement is unique because of the significant support it received from the local Catholic community, including the Catholic Diocese of Davenport and St. Anthony's Parish, in front of you. A significant number of parish . . . — — Map (db m202160) HM
Upon his death in 1914, Judge John F. Dillon bequeathed $10,000 to the city of Davenport to construct a fountain in the city that he called home. In 1921, the city dedicated the Dillon Fountain as part of its efforts to improve the riverfront. The . . . — — Map (db m202146) HM
The Gannon home was the residence of prominent lawyer, politician, and publisher, M.V. Gannon. Mr. Gannon came to America in October 1866 after leading a group of young Irish patriots in liberating Fenian prisoners from Kilmain Hall, Castle Kilrain. . . . — — Map (db m202244) HM
Built in 1839 at the northeast corner of Second and Main Streets, the LeClaire House Hotel for 20 years prior to the Civil War was a northern resort spot for southerners. Known for providing first-class dining and proximity to hunting, fishing, and . . . — — Map (db m202149) HM
The Natatorium public swimming pool, pictured above, located here from 1922-1977, was one of Davenport's public facilities successfully integrated during the Civil Rights Movement. In the later 1950s, members of Davenport's African-American . . . — — Map (db m202147) HM
Within these walls is carried the story of a family from simple beginnings. Through hard work and determination, they achieved success and prosperity, they developed the chiropractic profession and were broadcasting pioneers. This house was the . . . — — Map (db m202166) HM
B.J., Mabel and David moved into the Palmer Family Residence in 1912.
Bartlett Joshua (B.J.) Palmer, DC, E.P.A.C.
B.J. Palmer was the son of chiropractic's founder, D.D. Palmer. B.J. is known as The Developer of . . . — — Map (db m202177) HM
Fred B. Sharon and brother Thomas arrived in Davenport, Iowa in 1882. Together they published the Iowa Catholic Messenger which Thomas had established a few months prior to the move. Upon the death of Thomas, in 1888, Fred took over the management; . . . — — Map (db m202241) HM
[South face] Erected by grateful citizens of Scott County in memory of their fellow citizens who died in defense of the Union 1861 1865
[West face] Proved themselves the bravest of the brave. Gen. H.W. Halleck
[North . . . — — Map (db m202186) WM
In 1924, the Davenport, Rock Island and North Western Railway Co. and its co-owners, the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad and the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, constructed the Union Passenger Station to replace three . . . — — Map (db m202089) HM
Dedicated on August 30 2014 by the city of Davenport and its citizens to commemorate the battle that took place on and around Credit Island on September 4 and 5, 1814.
This was the last battle for control of the upper Mississippi River during . . . — — Map (db m211242) HM WM
William Frederick Cody, "Buffalo Bill", son of Isaac and Mary Cody, was born near this site on February 26, 1846. His parents purchased land from the United States of America land patent on September 16, 1841. They built a log cabin in the NE Ό of . . . — — Map (db m174978) HM
Here was located a military camp during the Civil War, at which were trained more than half of the recruits from Iowa
In 1862 several hundred Sioux Indians were imprisoned here following the Minnesota Massacre.
Erected by Hannah Caldwell . . . — — Map (db m202229) HM