Davenport, IA

Davenport, Io., c. h. Scott co. On the W. side of the Mississippi River, at the foot of the Lower Rapids, opposite the flourishing village of Rock Island, in Is.  Important as the only feasible point to bridge the Mississippi.  It is the seat of Iowa College. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)
Place Unit Type
City or Town
Containing Unit
Date Type
First railroad bridge across the Mississippi River completed Business/Industry
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