Scott County Iowa Geneological Society: Bridging Past and Future Generations

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Davenport Public Library locations will be closed Monday, February 19th in observance of President’s Day.
Davenport Public Library locations will be closed Thursday, April 25th 
for staff in-service


Fold3 by Ancestry – Additional records for soldiers who resided in National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938.  This free collection contains records for twelve National Homes where disabled soldiers and sailors could live following the Civil War. – posted 1/22/2024

Roots Tech
– The biggest genealogy event in the world – is right around the corner!  Wherever you are in the world, you can participate in some way at the Roots Tech event.  There is something for everyone, and this year Roots Tech will be held February 29 – March 2, 2024, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, AND online around the world.  BE sure to register whether you’re planning to attend in person ($) or online (FREE!) to receive updates and information as it becomes available, such as keynote speakers, class schedules and more. —

  HISTORIC RECORDS ABOUT SCOTT COUNTY, IOWA PEOPLE & ESTABLISHMENTS – The Richard-Sloane Special Collections Center is seeking additions to local history collection. They will box them and pick them up at your convenience.  Clean them, prepare proper archival housing for them and make them accessible to future generations to learn from.  We want to preserve local history!  Nothing too small or too great!  We are First-Rate! Give us a call 563-326-7902, Richard-Sloane Special Collection Center.

SCIGS is accepting membership (new or renewal) for 2024!  
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SCIGS members:  SCIGS has Board & Committee positions open, please contact corresponding secretary at or write SCIGS, PO Box 3132, Davenport, IA 52808-3132.  Volunteers are also needed to help out at library & various committees.

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