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Quad-Cities History Comes Alive This Week With Bishop Hill Heritage Association

August 24th, 2020

Bishop Hill hosted a unique live Chautauqua festival on Aug. 22, but due to state rules, they limited attendance to 50 people and quickly sold out. So the Bishop Hill Heritage Association is working with the Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman House to present a virtual Chautauqua this week. “History in Person: A Virtual Chautauqua Festival” will be available free on Tuesday through Thursday, featuring three nights of historic portrayals, music and conversations with noted living history scholars and performers. The event is hosted online but pre-registration is required at historyinperson.org. “Imagine... Read More

Go Back To 1812 This Weekend At Karpeles Museum

March 4th, 2017

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