I'm in the Quad Cities and visit Chippiannock pretty
often. I also know the sexton there and have taught
cemetery art classes on the grounds.
The official site is www.chippiannock.org.
It was built on a bluff in Rock Island but not on an
Indian burial ground. Chippiannock means "village of
the dead" in, I believe, Saukenak (I'd have to verify
There have been two books written about the cemetery
that are available through their office. They are
excellent sources of information and include a lot of
Here's Amazon info:
The other book is larger but is not on Amazon. It's
very nicely done.
If there are any questions I can answer, please let me
--- Ray <ray.jackson45@...
> just a wee question,Iwas raised in rock island il,
> waswondering if
> anyone has any info on chippianic(hope thats spelled
> right!) its the
> larges cematery in RI and wasjust curios about it.I
> do know it was
> placed on indian barial ground.
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