Newsletters


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


Newsletter August 2019

RIPS Newsletter “The Downtown Edition.” Downtown Rock Island will soon be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Articles include the history of downtown, including examples of important structures that make Rock Island unique. You will also learn a bit about the financial incentives that help property owners rehab and restore their buildings.


Newsletter May 2019

RIPS Newsletter 05-2019 final The Rock Island Preservation Society quarterly newsletter is now posted. We have a number of special activities coming up, including the annual presentation of Preservation Awards, a walking tour of a Rock Island neighborhood, and a potluck. Get a sneak preview of the Awards that will be presented at the May … [ Continued