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Colonial Germans & the American Revolution Program This Weekend

July 10th, 2020

Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum for a virtual program on Sunday, July 12th at 2 p.m. Colonial Germans & the American Revolution will be presented by the GAHC’s Assistant Director. When did the earliest Germans arrive in America? Did Germans fight in the American Revolution? Why do we celebrate German American day on October 6th? What were some of the earliest German-American communities like? Learn the answers to these questions and explore early German-American history in this virtual presentation! This presentation will be recorded and emailed no later than 2 p.m.... Read More

GAHC Historic Walking Tours Return

July 6th, 2020

Historic Walking Tours are back! The German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd St. Davenport) will begin their Historic Walking Tours this Thursday Jul 9. Summer walking tours will be available by appointment online Thursday – Saturday between the hours of 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in July and August. Come enjoy this historic walking tour and learn about where German immigrants worked, lived, and created a community. The walking tour will share details of their personal lives, as well as notable architectural styles found throughout downtown and the Gold Coast. Tours are available for... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of July 5th: Bike Nights, Walking Tours, Concert Series and MORE!

July 5th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

GAHC Reopens Tomorrow!

June 22nd, 2020

The German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) is excited to announce that they will be carefully reopening with specific conditions on Tuesday, June 23. GAHC will offer ticketed and timed visits to groups of less than 6 every 45 minutes during their normal hours. They will be instituting new cleaning procedures, social distancing, sanitization areas, and mask requirements for those able. Please call to reserve your time! 563-322-8844 Times are as follows for Tuesday-Saturday: 10am, 10:45, 11:30, 12:15, 2:00, 2:45 and 3:30. Times for Sunday: 12:00, 12:45, 1:30, 2:15,... Read More

German American Heritage Center To Reopen June 23

June 21st, 2020

After being closed since mid-March, Davenport’s German American Heritage Center will reopen with specific health and safety conditions on Tuesday, June 23. The museum at 2nd and Gaines streets, will offer ticketed and timed visits to groups of less than six, every 45 minutes during normal hours – which start at 10 a.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and noon on Sunday. The center will have new cleaning procedures, social distancing, sanitization areas, and mask requirements for all at the front desk, executive director Kelly Lao said recently. All patrons must wear a mask or face covering to enter the... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of June 21st: Toys, Reptiles, Live Music and MORE!

June 21st, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of June 7th: Heavy Metal, Cruises, Movies and MORE!

June 7th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

20 Germans You Didn’t Know You Knew

June 6th, 2020

Join the German American Heritage Center and Museum on Sunday, June 7th for “20 Germans You Didn’t Know You Knew,” presented over zoom by Kelly Lao, Executive Director of the GAHC. From the food we eat to the clothes we wear, our lives have been shaped by the discoveries and creations of German and German Americans. Some left their homes to further their careers while others created their life’s work in the kitchen. In this presentation you will learn about 20 Germans whose work has likely touched your life. These are 20 Germans you didn’t know you knew. A zoom link... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 31st: Raging, Wining, Laughing and MORE!

May 31st, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

GAHC Presents ‘The White Rose’ Virtually

May 29th, 2020

Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum on Sunday May 31 at 2 p.m. for a virtual program presented by Olivia Covert, Development, Volunteer, and Education Coordinator at the GAHC. The White Rose was a non-violent student resistance group in the Third Reich. These University of Munich students stood up to the Nazis, writing and distributing pamphlets that encouraged resistance and rejected Nazi ideals. In this presentation we will discuss the White Rose and their legacy. This presentation will be recorded and emailed no later than 2pm on Sunday, May 31st to those who purchase tickets. Tickets... Read More

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