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Father Mazzuchelli’s Churches

The frontier priest traveled the Mississippi River to serve tiny parishes. His buildings still grace many rivertowns.

By |January 19th, 2016|About the Mississippi Valley|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: Government Bridge in the Snow

The Government Bridge from Davenport, Iowa to Arsenal Island  (photo taken Jan 2015). See more photos here.

By |January 7th, 2015|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: Davenport Iowa from the Clocktower

Overlook #9 of 13: Looking toward Davenport, Iowa from the Clocktower on Arsenal Island (photo taken July 2008). See more pictures here. Looking toward Davenport, Iowa

By |October 1st, 2014|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: The Centennial Bridge in the Quad Cities

Looking down on the Centennial Bridge from Davenport, Iowa (photo taken May 2007). See more Pictures here. Centennial Bridge from Davenport, Iowa

By |May 28th, 2014|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: Davenport Iowa from the Rock Island Clock Tower

A look down from the clock tower at the Rock Island Arsenal, toward the Government Bridge, Lock and Dam 15, and downtown Davenport, Iowa (photo taken July 2008). See more photos here. Looking toward Davenport, Iowa

By |March 26th, 2014|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Destination of the Day: Palmer Mansion

Inside the Palmer House; Davenport, Iowa We continue our tour along Iowa's East Coast with a stop in Davenport at the Palmer Mansion. The home was the long-time residence of Mabel and B.J. Palmer (B.J. was the son of D.D. Palmer, the founder of the profession of chiropractic). The house looks normal enough

By |June 11th, 2013|Destination of the Day|0 Comments