RIPS August 2018 Newsletter

We are not giving up the fight to Save our Courthouse! Learn how we are advocating to save this historic building. This edition of our newsletter helps you understand how the Rock Island County Board and the Public Building Commission works. Learn some of the myths that are being kept alive in local media. Please feel … [ Continued

May 2018 Newsletter

RIPS Newsletter 05-2018 final Prepare to celebrate the recipients of this year’s Historic Preservation Awards. The newsletter includes pictures and descriptions of the five awards and certificates we will be presenting at the May 21st City Council meeting. Please join us for the presentations and the reception that evening. Many of us are worried about the … [ Continued

February 2018 Newsletter

RIPS Newsletter 02-2018 Our most recent newsletter covers many things that should interest you.  There is lots to learn about Chippiannock Cemetery, both in the article in this newsletter and at our upcoming “Local History Talks” at Hauberg Civic Center, featuring Jill Doak, President of Chippiannock Cemetery Association.  Anyone who has researched a building in our … [ Continued