Originally Posted by Holy Smokes
Ronhop Did'nt here use to be a POW camp there for the Southerners during the War between the States -wbts? HS
I don't know, that's a good question, but the Rock Island Arsenal is here. That has been around since well before WW-II. There are also an Air Force and Army Reserve bases here. I'm not originally from here, I'm a Chicagoan, so I don't know much about the local history.