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Warsaw Once the Site of Two Military Forts

Compiled by Cindy Iutzi and reprinted with permission from the Daily Gate City The City of Warsaw, which sits on the east bank of the Mississippi River across from Alexandria, Mo., and south of the Mississippi’s confluence with the Des Moines River, got its start around 1812, an outgrowth of two forts and the settlement […]

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Sketch of an early Fort Edwards - Warsaw Illinois Park District

Local Area Grew from Early Military Forts

By Harley Griffin with permission from The Daily Gate City. As Warsaw is gearing up for its upcoming bicentennial celebration it is interesting to note how this area got its start. Not much of anything existed here 200 years ago and traveling north along the Mississippi River must have been an adventure. Mostly wilderness spread […]

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Warsaw Illinois Park District

Welcome to Our New Website

Welcome to the new Warsaw Park District website! We invite you to learn about the history of our parks, check out our local activities and calendar of events, make a park reservation or contact us with your questions and suggestions. Enjoy your visit to Warsaw and be sure to come back and see us again! – Warsaw Park […]

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The Farmer’s Market at Ralston Park 2016

The 2015 Warsaw Farmers’ Market is held at Ralston Park every Thursday from May 28th through September 24th from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm. There is no cost to sell your Agricultural goods, Arts or Crafts. Our goal is to provide a friendly environment to buy and sell locally produced products. We ask that sellers abide by […]

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American Red Cross Swim Lessons sponsored by Warsaw Park District 2014

Warsaw Swim Bus 2016

Provided by Warsaw Park District Swim bus will alternate between the Hamilton and Keokuk Pools every Thursday beginning June 16, 2016 ending August 18, 2016 Pool Rules for Warsaw Swim Bus The bus will depart from Ralston Park at 1:00pm and return to Ralston Park at 4:30pm Maximum seating on the bus is 40 people. […]

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Red Cross Swim Lessons 2015

Do you need to learn to swim or have little one’s with the urge to get wet? The American Red Cross holds swim lessons every year at the Hamilton Pool. We want to make it easier for you by offering a bus from Ralston Park to the lessons and back every day. The lessons are […]

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