Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Weekend

January 12-15 2018

2:30p and 3:30p

Charles Deere

Deere-Wiman House

817-11th Avenue

Moline, Illinois





Come learn about Charles Deere’s 1872 home and its life as home to his descendants until 1976. As a special feature, the curator will share her favorite stories and artifacts in the house, including a special tour through the basement.


Tours begin at 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm from the Deere-Wiman House at 817 11th Avenue, Moline, IL. Parking accross the street on the southeast corner of 11th Avenue and 8th Street.


Call 309-743-2700 for more information.

Charles Deere’s 1872 Home

Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House

1105-8th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265


(309) 743-2700

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This year the annual Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Weekend on January 12-15 kicks off a year-long discount program with the V.I.V. wristband. V.I.V. stands for Very Important Visitor.


During Be a Tourist Weekend on January 12-15, show the discount on your phone at the participating businesses or print the coupon page from the website for the discount. Then you’ll receive a free V.I.V. wristband to use on future specials and discounts in the Quad Cities throughout 2018. Check out all the specials at all year-long.


Presented by the Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau


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