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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

Vander Veer Botanical Park

Historic botanical park with conservatory and growing house, outdoor gardens, fountains, and sculpture. Nationally recognized rose garden and Hosta Glade, and the largest public rose garden in the Quad Cities. Admission fee for conservatory only.

Davenport, IA Botanical Gardens

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....

Cable Car Square

Cable car elevator, charming shops, boutiques and eateries....

Valley Oaks Golf Club -Par Three

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Thunder Hills Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Buffalo Bill Museum/The Lone Star Steamer

Tribute to legendary native "Buffalo Bill" Cody, as well as a memorial to American Indians, pioneers, and steamboat days. Vie...