Ghosts of the Quad Cities

Oct 14, 2019

The cover of the book features John Looney's mansion in Rock Island.
Credit The History Press

Just in time for Halloween, two local men have published a book about the supernatural in this area, "Ghosts of the Quad Cities."  

Herb Trix reports. 

"Ghosts of the Quad Cities" is available through The History Press, a division of Arcadia Publishing based in Mount Pleasant South Carolina. 

You have several opportunities to meet the authors and find out more about local ghosts:

The Rock n Roll Mansion at 1229 N. Brady Street, Townsquare Media, Quad Cities.
Credit The History Press

● At the Putnam Museum, the 13 Ghosts Of The Quad Cities displays go up Oct. 11 and

remain for the rest of October. Thirteen haunting sites featured in the book Ghosts Of TheQuad Cities are also depicted in the museum’s exhibits. Can you find the 13 Ghosts of theQuad Cities? Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport.

● Moline Library: Book Signing and Discussion, 6 p.m. Thurs. Oct. 17. Moline Library.3210 41st St., Moline. 

● Barnes & Noble: Book Signing, 2-5 p.m. Sat. Oct. 19. NorthPark Mall, 320 W. KimberlyRd., Davenport.

● German American Heritage Center & Museum, 6 p.m. Book Talk, Wed. Oct. 23.German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W. 2nd St, Davenport. 

● Flashlight Tours of the Putnam Museum will take place 6 to 10 p.m., Friday and SaturdayOct. 25 & 26. Scary sights to be seen include the 13 Ghosts Of The Quad Cities displays.Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport.

● Putnam Museum Book Signing, 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St.,Davenport. 

● Rock Island Library: Book Signing and Discussion, 6 p.m. Tues., Oct. 29. Rock IslandLibrary, 401 19th St, Rock Island.