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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Davenport, Iowa

 
Clickable Map of Scott County, Iowa and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Scott County, IA (40) Cedar County, IA (39) Clinton County, IA (1) Muscatine County, IA (2) Rock Island County, IL (17)  ScottCounty(40) Scott County (40)  CedarCounty(39) Cedar County (39)  ClintonCounty(1) Clinton County (1)  MuscatineCounty(2) Muscatine County (2)  RockIslandCountyIllinois(17) Rock Island County (17)
Davenport is the county seat for Scott County
Davenport is in Scott County
      Scott County (40)  
ADJACENT TO SCOTT COUNTY
      Cedar County (39)  
      Clinton County (1)  
      Muscatine County (2)  
      Rock Island County, Illinois (17)  
 
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1Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Argyle Flats
Claussen & Burrows architects Built 1900 This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places The Scott County Historic Preservation Society, Inc.Map (db m202163) HM
2Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — B.J. Palmer House — 1874 - 1915 — Iowa Historic Site —
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places Iowa State Historical Department Division of Historic PreservationMap (db m202179) HM
3Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Blackhawk Purchase Treaty Commemorative
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
4Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Calvary Baptist Church - First Baptist Church — 1889 — Iowa Historic Site —
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places Iowa State Historical Department Division of Historic PreservationMap (db m202212) HM
5Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Camp Roberts
Site of Camp Roberts during the Civil War Dedicated by Hannah Caldwell Chapter D.A.R. 1929Map (db m202228) HM
6Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Corner of Ripley and Third Streets — The Celtic Heritage Trail —
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
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7Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — E. P. Adler House — Built 1916 — Iowa Historic Site —
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places Iowa State Historical Department Division of Historic PreservationMap (db m202214) HM
8Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — First Chiropractic Adjustment
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
9Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — George Copeland House — c.1875-80 — Iowa Historic Site —
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places Iowa State Historical Department Division of Historic PreservationMap (db m202238) HM
10Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Hibernian Hall — The Celtic Heritage Trail —
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
11Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Hose Station No. 1 — 1877 — Iowa Historic Site —
This property is listed in The National Register of Historic Places Iowa State Historical Department Division of Historic PreservationMap (db m202154) HM
12Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Leon “Bix” Beiderbecke — 1903-1931
[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
13Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Leon “Bix” Beiderbecke House
In this house Leon “Bix” Beiderbecke (1903—1931) was born and raised. His short life's story left us with the memory of his legend as a jazz geniusMap (db m202217) HM
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14Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — 39 — Marion G. Crandell — 1872-1918
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
15Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Oakdale Cemetery Historic District
has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 2015Map (db m202219) HM
16Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Original St. Ambrose College — The Celtic Heritage Trail —
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
17Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Parker-Ficke House — 1881-84 — Iowa Historic Site —
College Square Historic District This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places Iowa State Historical Department Division of Historic PreservationMap (db m202211) HM
18Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Petersen Memorial Music Pavilion — Quad Cities Riverway —
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
19Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Roland Harned House
Built 1906 • Architects Temple Burrows McLane This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places The Scott County Historic Preservation Society, Inc.Map (db m202233) HM
20Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cathedral — 422 East 10th Street — The Celtic Heritage Trail —
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
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21Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Site of Civil War Camp Roberts
later Camp Kinsman Became the Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home in 1865 Renamed Iowa Annie Wittenmyer Home in 1951 Dedicated by Hannah Caldwell Chapter DAR 1996Map (db m202223) HM
22Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — St. Anthony's Church & Parish — Davenport Civil Rights History Walking Tour —
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
23Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church — Iowa Historic Site
est. 1837 by Rev. Samuel Mazzuchelli, O.P. Listed 05 Apr 89 This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places State Historical Society of IowaMap (db m202158) HM
24Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — The Democrat Newspaper Building — 411 Brady Street
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Erected 1923-1924Map (db m202155) HM
25Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — The Dillon Fountain — Quad Cities Riverway —
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
26Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — The Gannon Home — 631 Farnam — The Celtic Heritage Trail —
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
27Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — The LeClaire House Hotel — The Celtic Heritage Trail —
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
28Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — The Natatorium — Davenport Civil Rights History Walking Tour —
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
29Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — The Palmer Family Residence — Established 1912
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
30Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — The Palmers
B.J., Mabel and David moved into the Palmer Family Residence in 1912. Bartlett Joshua (B.J.) Palmer, DC, E.P.A.C. 1882-1961 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
31Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — The Sharon Home — 728 Farnam Street — The Celtic Heritage Trail —
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
32Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — The Soldier's Monument
[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
33Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m202184) HM
34Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Union Station — Quad Cities Riverway —
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
35Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Vander Veer Park Historic District — Built 1903 — Iowa Historic Site —
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places Iowa State Historical Department Division of Historic PreservationMap (db m202213) HM
36Iowa (Scott County), Davenport — Wm. Radcliff House — Iowa Historic Site —
Arts & Crafts bungalow 1910 This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places Iowa State Historical Department Division of Historic PreservationMap (db m202230) HM
 
 
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Sep. 30, 2022