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Schuetzen Park Historic Site

This site holds many special memories for generations of local German-Americans and other area residents. In 1870, the Davenport Schützengesellschaft (later called the Schützen Verein) created this "Schützenpark"

Davenport, IA Historic Sites


Colonel Davenport

Tour guides recall the army fort construction that brought George Davenport to Rock Island on the Mississippi (now home to the Rock Island Arsenal) in 1816. Davenport developed a prosperous fur trade with local American Indians and in 1833

Davenport, IA Historic Homes

Rhythm City Casino and Blackhawk Hotel

Enjoy more than 1,000 slot machines, 19 table games, and two restaurants. End your day in one of our comfortable rooms or suites.

Davenport, IA Casinos

Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science/IMAX Theatre

Permanent exhibits feature Mississippi River history and natural environments of the region as well as worldwide cultures. Changing exhibits, museum store, and 3D IMAX Theater.

Davenport, IA Museums

Things to do near Davenport, IA

Brownlie Sod House

Self-guided tour of this historic site. Open houses during Strawberry Festival in June and Harvest Tour in fall....

Basilica of St. Francis Xavier

Also known as the pope's church, this fine example of true medieval Gothic architecture was designated a basilica in 1956. Ho...

River Cruises

Overnight, round-trip cruise from Le Claire to Dubuque and back, with meals, lodging and entertainment....

Dubuque Museum of Art

Changing exhibitions of national, regional and local art....

Penguins Comedy Club

Live nationally touring comedians....