Colonel Davenport House organizes Mystery Bus Trip


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Posted Online: Sept. 04, 2013, 1:54 pm
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Press release submitted by Jessica Waytenick


Rock Island, Illinois – Join the Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation for a fun-filled day on a Mystery Bus Trip outside of the Quad Cities area on Tuesday, September 10, 2013.

CDHF Board Member and experienced Tour Guide Judy Vukelich leads this fun one-day tour for both men and women to a mystery destination outside the Quad Cities area on a Tri-State motorcoach. Not a lot of walking required.

Cost is $75 per person for the tour, includes lunch. Tour departs at 6:45 a.m. from the Tri-State Travel office, 530 West 76th Street in Davenport, Iowa. Tour returns at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Contact Judy Vukelich at 563-322-7522 to make your reservation right away.


The Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation (CDHF) is a nonprofit all volunteer organization that works to preserve Colonel George Davenport's former home and share his story with the community.

For more information on CDHF membership, volunteer opportunities, and the Colonel Davenport House, visit their website at www.davenporthouse.org.

About the CDHF

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. The Foundation relies on volunteers to maintain and operate the house. It is open for tours from May to October.




















 



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