In, 1838 the U.S. military set up Fort Davenport in the midst of the Second Seminole War. It was approximately 12 miles north of the present site of Davenport, and was named for Colonel William Davenport, a local U.S. commander in the war.
TheatreWorks has three shows per season. They do both musicals and regular plays. You can volunteer or participate. You should check this theatre out if you live in Polk County. For all Information about shows, volunteering, ticket prices, and auditions look at the website below.
Webb's Candy Shop is a candy store in Davenport that has quite a variety of candy. They specialize in chocolates and their famous citrus candy. If you're in the mood for a cooler snack, definitely check out their homemade ice cream that is made with goat's milk. It might sound weird but it tastes really good! The store is sells other goat's milk products, fudge, sugar free candy, and a few exotic wines.