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Illinois Quad-Cities Museums Grapple With Covid Reopening Restrictions

July 22nd, 2020

Though Illinois allowed indoor museums to reopen June 26, the Covid-19 pandemic still rages across the nation. Museums, historic homes and gardens in the Quad-Cities have taken differing approaches to reopening. As of that Friday in late June, with phase 4 of Illinois’ reopening implemented, very few museums on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River were open to the public. As of today, most have reopened, with attractions remaining closed include the John Deere Pavilion in Moline and Colonel Davenport House on Arsenal Island. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all major Deere tourist facilities... Read More

Quarters One Goes Under Investigation

January 10th, 2020

Come learn about the haunted history of this majestic Italianate style mansion on the banks of the Mississippi River. A Quarters One (Arsenal Rock Island) Paranormal Investigation will take place this Saturday Jan 11 from 5 – 8 p.m. The Army Sustainment Command (ASC) Historian will give a talk beginning at 6 p.m. The Illinois Paranormal Research Team will conduct an investigation starting at 7 p.m. Participants must be at least 18 years old.  Cost is $25/person and you can reserve your spots and pre-pay by visiting the Leisure Travel Office in bldg. 333 or call (309) 782-5890. For more information,... Read More

Public Tours of Quarters One on Rock Island Arsenal This Weekend!

July 26th, 2019

The Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation opens the historic Quarters One mansion to the public for guided tours this weekend! Tours of Quarters One will take place on Sunday July 28. The tours will begin at 12 p.m. and continue starting every half hour until the last tour at 4 p.m. The tour costs $10 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Active military can attend for free, but must still register. Tour size will be limited. It’s recommended that tickets be purchased in advance. Tickets can be purchased online. Completed in 1872, Quarters One served as the home to the highest... Read More

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