Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation


2017 Events

April 25 – Local History Book Club at the Deere-Wiman House 7 p.m.

May 3 – Opening Day at the House

May 21 – First People Who Made this Their Home; Lunch & Program at 1 p.m. at the Arsenal Golf Club

June 17 – Pioneer Day at the House

Quad Cities Museum Week – June 17-25
Quad Cities Museum Week is June 17-25 with over 15 local participating local museums.  **The Colonel Davenport House has special hours and will be open every day during Museum Week from 12-4 p.m. for guided tours.**

June 27 – History Book Club at the House at 7 p.m.
Book – The Autobiography of Black Hawk

August 22 - History Book Club at 7 p.m.
Location TBD
Book - When the River Ran Backwards by Jay Feldman

September 30 – Ghost Tales at the House

October 24 - History Book Club at 7 p.m.
Location TBD
Book - A Brief History of Bucktown by Jonathan Turner

October 28 – 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 1:30-4 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 TBD – Christmas Tea at Quarters One

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