Photos: Credit Island through the years

Photos: Credit Island through the years

Credit Island has a long and storied history in the Quad-Cities. An island in the Mississippi River, it was a trading post for Native Americans as well as the site of a battle during the War of 1812.

Today Credit Island is a 420-acre community park under the jurisdiction of Davenport Parks and Recreation. It features: a disc golf course, rugby, soccer, baseball and softball fields. There also is fishing, picnic shelters, a bicycle trail and is the scene of many public events. Credit Island also is a popular spot for sight-seeing and eagle watching.

Here's a look back at Credit Island through the years.


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