Welcome to Quad City Heritage League
The purpose of the Quad City Heritage League is to provide opportunities for local heritage organizations and their members to network, communicate, and work together to promote and preserve the Quad Cities’ rich heritage.
The League holds monthly meetings and a spring social/heritage fair. As well as an annual meeting for the conduct of business, the election of officers, fellowship and intellectual interchange.
QCHL Calendar of Events
Special Event or Project
Continuing Education Grant Program
The primary purpose of this grant program is to provide:
1) Financial support for special events or projects; or
2) Financial reimbursement to eligible volunteers or professional staff for their personal educational development in the field of American history or history related work, such as historic preservation, genealogy, museum studies, preservation planning, or library/archives.
If you are interested in applying for our Grant, please click here to obtain the forms and instructions.
The Pioneer Award
Call for Nominations
Pioneer Award 2013
year, the League presents an award to a person or persons responsible
for the long-term preservation of cultural resources or heritage
promotion. If you know someone who would be worthy of this annual award, print and fill out the QCHL Pioneer Award form.
The League publishes the Quad City Heritage Resource Guide. A publication that promotes local heritage groups and their activities.
The League also produces a newsletter 3 times a year, which is available here.
The League is also involved in special projects such as the publication of the book “The Quad Cities: An American Mosaic” by Dr Roald Tweet, and the historic marker brochure “On This Site”, and “Historic Quad Cities a guide to historic neighborhoods, commercial districts, homes structures and sites” which are available here.
Each year, the League awards professional development grants for both volunteer and paid staff.
Membership is $20 for Organizations and $10 for individuals. Individuals receive the newsletter and invitations to the spring social and annual business meeting.
Member Organizations also have voting privileges at the annual meeting.
Please check out our help section.
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