New PDF release: Chippiannock Cemetery (Images of America)

By Minda Powers-Douglas

ISBN-10: 0738577413

ISBN-13: 9780738577418

ISBN-10: 1531651313

ISBN-13: 9781531651312

outfitted on a ridge named for the nice local American spirit Manitou, Chippiannock Cemetery has commemorated the lifeless of Rock Island County for over one hundred fifty years. Chippiannock, this means that "village of the useless" within the Sauk and Fox languages, is really 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, right here one will locate the folks who made this land alongside the Mississippi River thrive. Upon stepping during the gates of Chippiannock, one unearths memorials to the useless, starting from inventive and stately to basic or humble. every one stone tells a story-whether it's a cenotaph in honor of Civil battle significant basic John Buford or the 2 Dimick kids who kicked the bucket at the similar day in 1878 of diphtheria. at the present time Chippiannock continues to be an lively, "living" cemetery, liked via locals and thought of a jewel of the Quad Cities.

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