Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation


Every member of the Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation plays an important role in the organization. Whether serving on a committee, recruiting new members, helping at special events, being a board member or paying membership dues, each person helps to further our mission.

The mission of the Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation is to preserve the Colonel Davenport House and site, and foster knowledge of the history and development of the Quad Cities region through tours of the house, exhibits, and educational programming.

Student: $15
Senior (60 and over): $20
Family: $30
Individual: $25
Patron: $50
Sustaining: $100
Benefactor: $500
Lifetime: $2,000 (to be submitted to the endowment fund)

Benefits of the Membership
  • Membership dues are tax-deductible.
  • Unlimited free admission to the Colonel Davenport House located on Arsenal Island.
  • Discounted admission to Lunch & Learn programs.
  • 10% discount on all purchases at the House's Gift Shop.
  • Delivery of the informative Cornucopia newsletter.
  • Knowledge you are supporting the nonprofit all-volunteer group that works to preserve the oldest permanent residence in the Quad Cities.

Download a membership application here and mail to:

Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation
PO Box 4603
Rock Island, IL 61204-4603

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Annual Report

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