Ever Wish To Go Back To Simpler Times?

With the hustle and bustle of everyday activities, do you ever wish you could step back into simpler times for a day? Well, here is your opportunity! Colonel Davenport House, located on the Rock Island Arsenal, is hosting a Pioneer Day on Saturday June 17 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Step back in time for a day and witness fur trader re-enactors, called a Buckskinners’ Rendezvous, pioneer portrayers demonstrating hatchet and knife throwing, and craft demonstrators such as wood-working, spinning, lacemaking, quilter, and basket weaving. Old time music specialist Wesley Wells will be a roaming musician... Read More