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Davenport’s German American Heritage Center Presenting World War II Event

January 1st, 2021
Davenport's German American Heritage Center Presenting World War II Event

World War II was one of the most infamous and historically significant events of the past century, and now, through Jan. 17, you can learn more about this fascinating and tragic conflict at Davenport’s German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd St. Davenport). WWII was a global conflict that forever altered society and touched the lives of people around the world, including right here in Iowa. The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. With this exhibit we remember and commemorate that momentous occasion. Through local headlines, personal letters, and historic... Read More

Learn More About World War II At New Quad-Cities Museum Exhibit

December 18th, 2020
Learn More About World War II At New Quad-Cities Museum Exhibit

Valor & Victory Gardens: WWII in the Hawkeye State will fly into Davenport through Jan. 17 at German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd St. Davenport) WWII was a global conflict that forever altered society and touched the lives of people around the world, including right here in Iowa. The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. With this exhibit we remember and commemorate that momentous occasion. Through local headlines, personal letters, and historic artifacts, we will tell the Quad Cities’ WWII story. This exhibit is supported by the Jewish Federation of... Read More

Documentary on American Nazi Resistance Coming to German American Heritage Center

July 31st, 2020
Documentary on American Nazi Resistance Coming to German American Heritage Center

The harrowing story of the only American woman to be executed by direct orders of Adolf Hitler will return to Davenport’s German American Heritage Center this Saturday. The 2011 documentary “Wisconsin’s Nazi Resistance: The Mildred Fish Harnack Story,” will be shown at 2 p.m. at the center, at 2nd and Gaines streets. The one-hour doc takes a provocative look at a Milwaukee-born, University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate who became the only American woman ever executed on the direct order of Hitler for her involvement in the Berlin resistance movement during World War II. The GAHC displayed... Read More