The Karpeles Museum and the Daughters of the American Revolution have combined forces to keep the history of the Quad Cities alive. The War of 1812 was a military conflict that lasted for two and a half years and was fought between the United States of America against United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, its North American colonies and its Native American allies. The Quad Cities were no strangers to the battles fought in this war. The Battle of Rock Island Rapids also known also called the Battle of Campbell Island was fought here, on Campbell’s Island. On Sunday, March 5 at 2pm at the... Read More