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Community Connections

George Davenport and the Founding of the Quad Cities

2021-05-20 19:00:00 2021-05-20 20:00:00 America/Chicago Community Connections Online

Thursday, May 20
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-05-20 19:00:00 2021-05-20 20:00:00 America/Chicago Community Connections Join us for a virtual edition Community Connections where we will learn about George Davenport and the early history of the Quad Cities. Online

Join us for a virtual edition Community Connections where we will learn about George Davenport and the early history of the Quad Cities.

Join us for a virtual edition Community Connections where we will learn about George Davenport and the early history of the Quad Cities. Local historian Gena Schantz will trace the many careers of George Davenport and examine how he adapted his talents to serve and foster the development of the communities that surrounded him. 

Gena Schantz is a local historian. She has presented many programs on the Davenport House, the Davenport Family, Fort Armstrong, and the earliest town foundings surrounding Rock Island.  She has been involved with several organizations including the Davenport House, Heritage Documentaries, River Action’s Channel Cat Tours, and CommUniversity.  Gena's book, The Trader at Rock Island: George Davenport and the Founding of the Quad Cities, was recently published.   

Community Connections is sponsored by the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library. 

This program will take place virtually via GoToMeeting. Admission is free, however, advance registration is required to receive an invitation and password to join the event. 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | History | Author Event |

TAGS: | web | social media | Slide | signs | pr | news release |

Bettendorf Public Library

info@bettendorflibrary.com
Phone: 563.344.4175
Fax: 563.344.4185

Hours
Mon, May 10 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, May 11 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Wed, May 12 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, May 13 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, May 14 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 16 Closed

About the library

The Bettendorf Public Library has served the community of Bettendorf since July 12, 1955.  We offer Library events for all ages, and our meeting rooms are available for public use.  See more information about our meeting room policy at http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/services/meeting-rooms/

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