Latest Past Events

RIAHS Speaker Series: The Story of the Mark VIII Tank

Rock Island Arsenal Museum 1 Rock Island Arsenal Bldg. 60 – 3500 North Ave., Rock Island

Did you know that the Rock Island Arsenal produced the iconic Mark VIII tank? That's right - the Mark VIII not only inspired the tank in Indiana Jones and the […]


Colonel Davenport House Pioneer Days

Colonel Davenport House Davenport Ave, Rock Island

The Colonel Davenport House on RIA invites you step back in time and see what life was like on the island way back when with their Pioneer Days event! Craftsmen and historians will be on hand to demonstrate and discuss the pre-industrial methods of livelihood and what life on the Mississippi River was like before […]

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