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

November 2017 Newsletter

The November 2017 Rock Island Preservation Society newsletter celebrates both the history and the future of Longview Park. You’ll enjoy the pictures of work done on the Chalet in preparation for the 100th Birthday Celebration of the Chalet. And you can read about how our local parks were part of a bigger, nation-wide program in the … [ Continued