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4847 W Kimberly Rd., Davenport, IA 52806.
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The Mobile Home Park at 4847 W Kimberly Rd, in Davenport, IA has received a new name in tribute to the state flower of Iowa. The new ownership decided on "Wild Rose Mobile Home Park." While delicate looking, the Wild Rose is hardy, beautiful and resilient - returning year after year.
A Flower with History
The Iowa legislature chose the Wild Rose to be the motif on a silver tea set presented to the U.S. Navy and used on the battleship Iowa in 1896. When the subject of choosing a state flower came up, advice was sought from the Federation of Women's Clubs in Dubuque, and everyone agreed that the attributes of the wild prairie rose fit perfectly--and on May 6, 1897 it was so designated by the state legislature. Instead of singling out a certain variety, since several species are native to Iowa, lawmakers choose to go with its common name of Wild Rose. It is also known as the Wild Prairie Rose.
It represented resilience and beauty to early European settlers and has longed bee…