Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014
A monument dedication for 19th-century Swiss-born artist and illustrator John Caspar Wild will be held from 1-3 p.m. at Davenport City Cemetery, Rockingham Road and Division Street. Two works of art by Wild will be on exhibit, and a curator from the Putnam Museum will answer questions. Live music will begin at 1:30 p.m. The dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. will include guest speakers Mayor Bill Gluba and artist Bruce Walters, and a Swiss Alphorn musical presentation. More live music will follow for a walk through the cemetery to see the burial places of many Davenport city founders. Parking will be on Sturdevant Street between River Drive and Rockingham Road. Call 563-322-8844 for details.