The Dillon Memorial is located in LeClaire Park
, near downtown Davenport
, United States
. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 and on the Davenport Register of Historic Properties in 1993. It is commonly referred to as the Dillon Fountain.The Davenport Levee Improvement Commission sponsored a design competition for the memorial.
New York artists Franklin and Arthur Ware won the competition and designed the memorial in association with Paul Schultz.The Dillon Memorial is a Classical Revival structure built in concrete.The monument is an upright, fluted column surrounded by a circular basin, which functions as a fountain. A lantern sits on top of a platform capital. Bas-relief panels of lion heads and garland swags decorate the base of the column.There is also a bas-relief likeness of Judge Dillon on the column.