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Local History Lecture Series:  Who Was George Davenport?

Local History Lecture Series: Who Was George Davenport?

Join local historian Gena Schantz to discover more about the man who gave his name to Davenport, Iowa. She will explore George Davenport, who was the first permanent settler in what we now know as the Quad Cities, and who enjoyed many careers from his home on Arsenal Island as an entrepreneur and town founder.

Related LibGuide: George Davenport by Cristina Amador-Perez

Date:
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Main Street - Large Meeting Room
Audience:
  Adults     All ages     Kids     Teens  
Categories:
  Local History  

Photo: George Davenport home via Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center, Davenport Public Library, Upper Mississippi Valley Digital Image Archive, http://www.umvphotoarchive.org

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