This is the home of a good friend of Abraham Lincoln's, a man Lincoln appointed to the Supreme Court. It's large and beautiful. What really interested me is that this is about the oldest home I've seen with indoor plumbing.
Every time I have taken visitors to the mansion we have really enjoyed it. The docents are very knowledgeable and it is not too crowded so that you aren't rushed and can get your questions answered.
We stopped here on a road trip from Chicago to Springfield as a good mid-stopping point to stretch our legs. I do not like to 'waste' a road trip stop and so I chose this mansion tour. It was super cool. The home is beautiful. Our tour guide was a college student and was very knowledgeable for his age. The... 更多
WE took our family of 3 boys and 2 nephews for the Civil War days on the property. It was extremely well done and interesting. Our boys loved it!! it was a great family day activity. We even bought homemade rootbeer! YUM
My family loves to "look for Lincoln" and Judge Davis was a good friend of Lincoln when they were legal circuit riders around central Illinois. The home was for Davis's wife Sarah who made most of the final decisions about design and decor and it cost more than originally planned. It was her sanctuary for entertaining guests, family and growing... 更多
Went to the mansion on a day they had an event with antique cars! My husband and teen son were in heaven! After walking through the cars and dreaming, we were able to go in the mansion. We were very impressed at the "modern day" amenities the Davis' had in their home. The rooms are grand and the docents are... 更多