May 2018 Newsletter

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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 fate of the Rock Island County Courthouse. There have been positive developments among the more negative news reports. Read the timeline description of events over the last year that brings us to the current position.

Mark your calendar for upcoming events in addition to our May 21st Awards event: Hauberg History Talks tonight(Thursday) at Hauberg Civic Center, the Broadway Mother’s Day Tour of Homes on Sunday, Pioneer Days at the Col Davenport House is in June, and our RIPS Potluck in Ju

Please feel free to share this newsletter with anyone you know who appreciates preservation work or who is interested in the issues surrounding the courthouse.