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Eastern Iowa Community Colleges

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2017

Scandal at Midnight Tour (#182063)

From Rev. William Lloyd Clark’s shocking 1908 expose of the floating log brothels once tethered on the Davenport levee to the city council’s ingenious plan to impose a ‘sin tax’ on Davenport ladies of the night and saloon keepers, Madam Karen Rose will lift the forbidden curtains of ‘Bucktown’ for a peek into the dark and dusky back rooms of some of Davenport’s most infamous turn-of-the-century saloons and gambling parlors. Instructor: Anderson.

Tuesday, July 18, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., $22.00, The Outing Club, Davenport, IA, includes lunch. (XSPLL-1076-SGR01)

Scandal at Midnight Tour (#182064)

Optional bus tour of local sites of historic interest after the lecture, such as Turner’s Saloon, Washington Street; Washington Gardens Saloon, Marquette St.; Bucktown Arts Center, W. 2nd St; Tour the Antoine LeClaire House Mansion; Boyler’s Blacksmith Shop Saloon (Oldest continuously operating saloon in the state of Iowa) Instructor: Anderson

Tuesday, July 18, 2-4:30 p.m., $9.00, The Outing Club, Davenport, IA (XSPTR-33-SGR01)

Deere and Company/Now & Then (#182062)

Tour the John Deere Historic Site and Deere & Company World Headquarters. Marvel at the stunning Deere & Company World Headquarters, visit the display floor that features an assortment of equipment and memorabilia. Tour a replica os the nineteenth centure blacksmith shop–sparks included and the original Deere family home. Instructor: Decker

Thursday, August 10, 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m., $54.00, Modern Woodmen Park (Florian Keen parking lot), includes box lunch and motorcoach. (XSPTR-34-SGR01)

Houseboats on the Mississippi (#182061)

The Deere family has had a long history of boating. Learn about the family’s houseboats that cruised up and down the Mississippi River in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Instructor: Small.

Thursday, August 24, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., $22.00, The Outing Club, Davenport, IA, includes lunch (XSPLL-1077-SGR01)