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Edwards Place Historic Home

700 N 4th St, Springfield, IL 62702-5232
+1 217-523-2631
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Very Interesting

The home looks lovely from the outside, but it's even better when you go inside. Our tour guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine M
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Cedar Lake, Indiana
Edwards Place Bedroom Bash

I gladly attended for the first two hours with my business manager and am happy to support Edwards... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TalentKathyJean
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Pekin, Illinois
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700 N 4th St, Springfield, IL 62702-5232
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+1 217-523-2631
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The home looks lovely from the outside, but it's even better when you go inside. Our tour guide was very informative and told us about the historic family and the times. The best part is seeing all the furnishings of the times. I have never...More

Thank Christine M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I gladly attended for the first two hours with my business manager and am happy to support Edwards Place and SAA. Kathy Jean, Model/Actress.

Thank TalentKathyJean
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

The mansion is and has been, an ongoing project. Our visit today was limited to the first floor, since they are installing carpet in the upstairs. The wood mouldings, carpeting and wallpapers are really a sight to behold. An open format, allows the visitor to...More

Thank silvertongue10147
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

We had a very good guide for this one hour tour. The home has been beautifully restored and the upstairs will be added to the tours during April or May 2018. Very interesting. Our tour tickets were $5 each.

1  Thank MarthaIllinois
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Wonderful art festival!! Lots of vendors and tour of the Edwards home. Great music and entertainment!

Thank emptynesters82
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our tour of the Edwards Place Historic Home. We learned some interesting things about local history on our small group tour and would recommend this to others who like visiting historic homes.

Thank Jennifer W
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

We had a lovely afternoon tour. It was just me and my boyfriend for this tour (no one else showed up). The house was quite amazing and out guide told the story of the parties that took place in that house. I learned quite a...More

Thank Erin N
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

You can see the couch where Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd courted (Mary's sister and brother-in-law lived in the house). The house is being carefully and thoughtfully restored, with many of the original furnishings or appropriate items from the same historical period. The guided tour...More

1  Thank hrsch
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a very informative tour with a knowledgeable guide. The rich history inside this home is intriguing. We actually enjoyed the upper level most which has not been restored yet but the whole home was a pleasure to visit.

Thank Jennifer W
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

This home is very special in history and in Lincolns family. There is a lot of historical information given by the guides in period costumes. We really enjoyed looking around the home which is still raising funds for more work to be done to keep...More

1  Thank 676ginak
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Car0le555
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Response from rondomeracki | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure of the hours but the tour is roughly 1 hour. Except with our guide she ran over by 30 minutes or so because she couldn't stop talking and not taking questions.
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