Ghost Tours bring Rock Island's past to life
Take a tour or three with Minda and
QC Haunts & History
Step into the past with QC Haunts & History Tours. You'll discover that dead folks do tell tales as we explore the streets and haunts of Rock Island.
Tours have started! Visit www.qchaunts.com to RSVP for your tour!
Take Minda's latest cemetery class in February
(1/27/20) Only ONE WEEK until CommUniversity starts at Black Hawk College in Moline, Illinois!
REGISTER NOW for my class, "The Life & Times of the American Cemetery." Starts Sunday, Feb. 2.
- Four 2-hour classes (one each Sunday)
- only $40
- community courses, everyone welcome
- Course #17
Call ASAP to register for my class or any of the other great classes. Don't let a good class die!
REGISTER ONLINE – Register Online for CommUniversity
REGISTER BY PHONE – Call 309-796-8223 during business hours (Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Credit card payment is required.
You'll find all the details here: https://www.bhc.edu/program/cu/
Planning your own funeral is a gift to your loved ones
(9/28/19) Guest blog - Nat Juchems, Green Meadow Memorials
Death is an inevitable part of life. Yet in spite of its impending presence, death is still one of the most troubling experiences many of us will face in our lives. What makes this process worse, is that after the passing of a loved one, we’re confronted with yet again harrowing ordeal: planning a funeral.
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Cemetery and ghosts tours offered
(9/4/19) Announcing: QC Haunts & History!
I'm leading guided tours through beautiful Chippiannock Cemetery and ghost and history tours in Rock Island, and they're going to be a good time. There are dates throughout October as well as some in September. Chippiannock tours are regularly priced at $15 but are currently on sale for $12 each.
Book your Haunted Rock Island tour now! You'll hear stories about the ghosts of Augustana, locations with paranormal activity, and the phantom hearse. You'll also learn some history along the way. Tours are $15 per person.
Take a tour and spread the word!
I'm also planning another ghost tour TBA!
Chippiannock Cemetery Walking Tour
Haunted Rock Island Tour - College District
Gangsters & Ghosts - Downtown
Currently researching: John Looney, gangster of Rock Island, Ill.
If you think all the big-time gangsters of Illinois were in Chicago, then you haven't heard about John Looney. In the early 1900s, Looney ruled an empire of booze, bribery, extortion, gambling, and prostitution ... and he was responsible for at least six murders. It's said even Al Capone was scared of him!