Newsletters


Newsletter May 2020

This RIPS News issue focuses on the topic of epidemics and features the 1918 Flu epidemic especially as it affected Rock Island and the long term tuberculosis scare. Sadly, the buildings used to care for patients are no longer present but we can look back and appreciate the structures that met the needs of our … [ Continued


Newsletter February 2020

RIPS is asking for your support this month. Your renewal of your membership helps support our activities, which is very much appreciated. We are also asking you to consider how your time and skills could help further preservation work in Rock Island. Linda Anderson would like to answer your questions about a commitment to serve … [ Continued


Newsletter November 2019

The RIPS newsletter has plenty to keep you busy this season. In addition to the monthly membership meetings (including the Holiday Social meeting in December), there are education opps at Hauberg History Talks and a Historic Bridge presentation at Butterworth Center. Grab a friend and a camera and go on a scavenger hunt to find … [ Continued