Enjoy an afternoon tea at 3:00 p.m. with savory and sweet delights at the historic Quarters One mansion on Arsenal Island beautifully decorated for the holidays. Take a guided tour of Quarters One. Advanced ticket sales appreciated. Limited amount available on the day of. The Christmas Tea is hosted by the Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation.
Guests that are 16 years or older are asked to bring a U.S. picture ID with them to enter Arsenal Island at either the Rock Island or Moline gates.
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Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation
The Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation (CDHF) is a nonprofit volunteer group that works to preserve Colonel George Davenport’s former home and share his story with the community. The Colonel Davenport House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1833-1834 and is on the North end of Arsenal Island in the Quad Cities. Colonel Davenport was the first permanent white settler in the Quad Cities and built the first house in the area. The Foundation relies on volunteers to maintain and operate the house. It is open for tours from May to October, Thursday-Sunday from 12-4 p.m.