Read about concrete block houses, updates on Courthouse and Downtown National Register, and an art surprise.
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
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