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2017

Hamilton’s Women (#182060)

Meet the Real Schuyler Sisters who captivated Alexander Hamilton. He was not just a powerful founding father, he was also a loving husband and father, a flirtatious brother-in-law and an incorrigible lady-killer. In this new living history portrayal, meet the real Schuyler sisters who captivated Hamilton. The local chapter of the Colonial Dames of America is providing this incredible opportunity for the community.  Instructor: Goddard

Wednesday, June 14, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., $22.00, The Outing Club, Davenport, IA, includes lunch. (XSPLL-1075-SGR01)

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)