Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation


2018 Events

May 2 – Opening Day at the House

May 15 – History Book Club at the House at 7 p.m.

May 20 – Lunch & Program about Illinois QC Historical Markers
at the Butterworth Education Center

Book – Hell Gate of the Mississippi

June 9-10 – Pioneer Days at the House

July 29 - Public Tours of Quarters One

September 29 – Ghost Tales at the House
5:30 p.m. Tours start; 7 p.m. Ghost Stories Start

October 27 – End of regular season at the House

November 11 – Veteran's Day at the House
The Colonel Davenport House will be open on Veteran's Day from 2-4 p.m. Admission is $1.00 for adults/seniors. Kids 12 and younger and active and retired military are free. George Davenport served in the U.S. Army in the early 1800s to 1815. He came to this area as an Army supplier in 1816 to establish Ft. Armstrong.

December 9 – Christmas Tea at Quarters One

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