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Rock Island History Comes To Life At RI Public Library

October 25th, 2016

Rock Islanders were busy founding a new City in 1841, but that wasn’t the only notable event of that year. The 2016 Frieze Lecture Series discussion theme celebrates “1841: The Year That Rock Island Began.” The lecture series began last week and continues this week and beyond with free events at the main library. The series continues with Dr. Meg Kunde, speaking Oct. 25 on “The Longest Inaugural Address in History,” Dr. Kelly Daniels, speaking Nov. 1 on “A Punch of Literary Humor,” and Dr. William Hammer, speaking Nov. 8 on “The Dawn of Antarctic... Read More

Frieze Lecture Series Celebrates Rock Island 175th Anniversary with a look at 1841

October 14th, 2016

Rock Islanders were busy founding a new City in 1841, but that wasn’t the only notable event of that year. The 2016 Frieze Lecture Series discussion theme celebrates “1841, the Year That Rock Island Began” and the current events that surrounded its founding. The series of four lectures by Augustana College professors are from 2:00 to 3:00 pm Tuesday, October 18 through November 8, in the Rock Island Main Library, 401 19th Street, in the Community Room. Free coffee,  cookies and conversation are offered after each lecture. 2016 marks the 19th year for annual partnership between... Read More

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