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 20 at 7 p.m. Coast Guard Auxiliary Building at Sunset Marina
Book is “A Keelboat Journey during the Civil War” by Leslie Boothroyd

December 9 – Christmas Tea at Quarters One
Christmas Tea sponsored in part by:

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