Minda Powers-Douglas's Chippiannock Cemetery (Images of America) PDF

By Minda Powers-Douglas

ISBN-10: 0738577413

ISBN-13: 9780738577418

ISBN-10: 1531651313

ISBN-13: 9781531651312

equipped on a ridge named for the nice local American spirit Manitou, Chippiannock Cemetery has commemorated the lifeless of Rock Island County for over a hundred and fifty years. Chippiannock, this means that "village of the useless" within the Sauk and Fox languages, is actually a village. humans from all walks of existence are buried within the majestic rolling grounds. From railroad and lumber barons to blacksmiths and riverboat captains, the following one will locate the folks who made this land alongside the Mississippi River thrive. Upon stepping in the course of the gates of Chippiannock, one unearths memorials to the useless, starting from creative and stately to easy or humble. each one stone tells a story-whether it's a cenotaph in honor of Civil struggle significant basic John Buford or the 2 Dimick youngsters who passed on to the great beyond at the comparable day in 1878 of diphtheria. at the present time Chippiannock is still an energetic, "living" cemetery, liked through locals and thought of a jewel of the Quad Cities.

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