Rock Island

Rock Island, capital of Rock Island county, Illinois, on the Mississippi; a busy centre of railway and river traffic; derives its name from an island in the river, where there is an extensive Government arsenal; a fine bridge spans the river.

Population (circa 1900) given as 14,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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