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Month: September 2017

Does the Spirit of Fanny Ficke Still Reside at her Former Davenport Home?

Davenport is an old city. Old cities have seen a lot of people, a lot of events. Every single one of those individuals and events left a mark, whether good or bad. The city has a lot of memories. It would stand to reason that some of those memories…linger on.


Milo Green: A Man of Many Talents Makes His Mark in Iowa and Nebraska

Someone once told me that everyone is born with a gift. It is up to us what to do with that gift, but if you have it, why not use it? As I’ve grown older, I’ve found that some people are born with several gifts, and they use each and every one to the fullest extent of their ability. One of these people was Milo Green.

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Small Town Iowa Museum Artifact Bears Witness to Violent Events in U.S. History

Hello friends! Sorry about posting this a day late, but my new laptop decided to die. This week, I’m going to tell you about an artifact in a small town Iowa museum that saw some truly violent moments in our past. As always, I if you enjoy what you’ve read, please be sure to click you like buttons on Facebook or on my website!

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A Cemetery Ghost Story: Me, Uncle George, and Elm Grove

Halloween is my favorite holiday. I absolutely love the fall, and I’ve always been a sucker for a good ghost story. So, as the leaves start changing color and the temperature begins to drop, I’m going to share a tale that has a little bit of the personal, a little bit of the historical, and just a shade of the supernatural.