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QC PastPort Launches to Offer Physical, Digital Tours of the Quad-Cities

May 31st, 2021
QC PastPort Launches to Offer Physical, Digital Tours of the Quad-Cities

You can go back in time without leaving the Quad-Cities with QC PastPort, a new, interactive, physical and digital tour of the cultural history of the American experience as told through the lives of those who passed through or settled here in the Quad-Cities. The project kicked off May 28 in tandem with the water taxi Channel Cat’s launch. You will find QC PastPort signs throughout the Q-C at each of the Channel Cat ports. These ports are located near Riverbend Commons by the Ben Butterworth Parkway, Moline; John Deere Commons behind the Radisson Hotel in Moline; The Isle Casino Hotel in Bettendorf,... Read More

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

August 24th, 2020
Quad-Cities History Comes Alive This Week With Bishop Hill Heritage Association

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