Remembrance
Timeline 1845-1854
In their own words
The era and the effort
Founders: Tragedy to triumph
Builders: Executing the plan.
Rock Island throws a party
Note on sources
Railroad home
Celebrations
Grand Excursion 2004
Quad-Cities Tourism
A taste of 1854
R.I. Lines links
Rock Island Technical Society
Matt Willett's R. I. Family Tree
Preservation of the C, RI & P
Illinois Trails
Related links
R.I. County Historical Society
Col Davenport House
Putnam Museum
Quad-Cities Online


Members of commission formed to receive and sell original stock issue 1847

From Rock Island County: Joseph Knox, F.R. Brunot, N.B. Buford, William Vandem and Nathanial Belcher.

From Henry County: Joshua Harper and James Bolmer.

From Bureau County: Cyrus Bryant, Justus Stevens and R.T. Templeton

From LaSalle County: J.V. Horr and William H.S. Cushman.

Comments, suggestions, questions: John Beydler




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