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Colonel Davenport House

Hillman Avenue , Rock Island, IL 61204

Historic Sites

Currently closed due to Covid-19. The Colonel Davenport House, located on Arsenal Island, is the oldest residence in the Quad Cities

Guided tours of this furnished home will reveal interesting facts about Quad Cities' history and the tragic ending for Colonel Davenport. Open May through October, on Thursday through Sunday, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The house was built in 1833 on Arsenal Island by George Davenport for his family. Many famous people visited and stayed at the home throughout its history as a residence.


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