This well restored mansion has lots of significance and connection to President Lincoln. Our docent was well versed and encouraged questions. The intro video was excellent. No admission fee, but a donation was encouraged.
I was lucky to visit on a day they had docents as a cook and maids. It was very nice and a unique home for this time period. Definitely worth a visit!
This civil war era home is displayed in pristine, original condition. Well informed docents take visitors back in time while relating social and historical perspectives to modern times. You'll be informed, amazed by what you see, and warmed by the hospitality. From kiddos to grandparents, this is a site well worth your time. An hour from Springfield makes this location... 更多
I grew up in Normal, IL, with parents who were active volunteers here. My sisters and I spent a lot of time at events and often went with my mom to take tours or visit with other volunteers. I love the little details scattered about the house (exposed wallpaper, smells of food cooking, things on the tables) and the tour... 更多
This was a surprise to me, I am a history buff and had never heard of David Davis and his national and state presence. The house was state of the art in 1870 and rivals the Biltmore on adminaties. The volunteer staff really love this home and it shows when they give tours the little details that bring the family... 更多
David Davids Mansion is beautifully restored. Remarkable collection of mid-nineteenth century decorative arts. Story of Judge David Davids, whose influence on Abraham Lincoln's legal and political career was crucial to President Lincoln success. The tour guide was wonderful. Tours are available Wed. through Sat. from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Suggested donation: Adults $4, children &2 Bathroom is only in... 更多
In the last month we have been to the mansion twice. One was in honor of Abraham Lincoln, the other was over St. Patrick's Day Weekend. Both times gave interesting views of the mansion and incredible history as to what the times would have been like. The tours are very well done. The mansion itself is architecturally a work to... 更多