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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  Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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