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The Centennial Park Active Recreation Corridor, 1112 W. Beiderbecke Drive, Davenport, includes two full tournament-quality basketball courts, a youth half-court, a concession/restroom pavilion, a stage, and picnic and informal play areas. The skate park is for skateboard and BMX bike enthusiasts. It features handrails, stairs, ledges, ramps, and a 10-foot bowl. It is open from sunup until one half-hour before sunset. Call (563) 326-7812 for details.

Saturday, April 18, 2009 to Saturday, October 31, 2009


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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