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
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
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.