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

June 9-10 – Pioneer Days at the House

June 11-17
Quad Cities Museum Week
The Colonel Davenport House will be open every day June 11-17 from 12-4 p.m. for guided tours with Buy One Get One Free Admission.

July 4 – House open 12-4 p.m. for guided tours

July 17 at 7 p.m.  Location: Bix Beiderbecke Museum, 113 2nd St. in Davenport.
Book - “The Leon Bix Beiderbecke Story” by Phillip and Linda Evans

July 29 - Public Tours of Quarters One - Sold Out

August 18-19 - Doors Open Illinois
Free Admission to the Colonel Davenport House
Special Extended Hours: Saturday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m and Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

September 18 at 7 p.m. Location TBD.
Book - “A Culinary History of Iowa” by Darcy Dougherty Maulsby

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.

November 20 at 7 p.m. Location TBD.
Book is “A Keelboat Journey during the Civil War” by Leslie Boothroyd

December 9 – Christmas Tea at Quarters One

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