The 1851 Journey of Wilhelm Fischer to Davenport, Iowa
migration routes; journey of Wilhelm Fischer from Hamburg to Davenport
This map illustrates the journey undertaken by Wilhelm Fischer and companions in 1851 from Hamburg to Davenport. It is based on Fischer's travel narrative found in August P. Richter, Geschichte der Stadt Davenport and des County Scott (1917), pp. 443-449.
Benson and Hepker Design
August P. Richter, Geschichte der Stadt Davenport and des County Scott (1917), pp. 443-449.
Benson and Hepker Design, Iowa City, IA
Fischer's account of his journey: https://diyhistory.lib.uiowa.edu/transcribe/4383/134430
Davenport; Hamburg; New York City; Albany; Buffalo; Detroit; New Buffalo; Chicago; La Salle, Illinois; Scott County