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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

Swing of the Quad Cities Baseball

Minor league baseball at the historic John O'Donnell Stadium in downtown Davenport. Enjoy 70 home games during the 2005 season.

Davenport, IA

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 Museums near Davenport, IA

Young Historical Museum

Century-old residence built of native limestone has 10 rooms and is furnished with fine antiques and turn-of-the-century item...

Dubuque Museum of Art

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

Jackson County Historical Society Museum

Over 22,000 square feet of the unique heritage of Jackson County and pioneer development. Rotating exhibits, traveling displa...

Clinton County Historical Society Museum

Learn the story of early Mississippi-area settlers and the local lumber business. Period furniture and rare manually-powered...

Tri-County Historical Society Museum

Exhibit features Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Urban "Red" Faber. One-room school, narrow gauge railroad car, bell collection...