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The Flagg Farmstead

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is our third time visiting the Polites and each time our hosts, Doug, Rosalie, and Isabella provide a warm place to rest with scrumptious breakfasts. Quickly becoming our favorite place to go when we want to get away from home but not have to drive too far to get there.

Thank Greta W
Mooresville, Indiana
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Wanted to visit some of the Lincoln sites during a quick trip over fall break. Decided to stay at this bed and breakfast instead of a traditional motel. Certainly glad we did! This wonderful old farmhouse was a short drive from everything we wanted to see. Lots of great character at this place and the hosts are gracious and welcoming....

Thank AugustCoulter
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Flagg Farmstead B&B was the kind that made me want to "sit up straight and use the proper silverware" kind of home. I thought the rooms were designed very well and fit in perfectly for any Lincoln travelers that might stop there. Doug and Rose were absolutely delightful hosts. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was simple,...

Thank holly502
North Prairie, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 10 October 2016

A Bed and Breakfast is about meeting people who are from all four points in a setting that is relaxed and homey. The The Flagg Farmstead had it all. Late Nineteenth century charm, excellent food and top notch hosts. The Lincoln tour of Springfield was almost secondary. Doug and Rosalie Polite were accommodating and excellent resources for planning our trips...

Thank Geoffrey B
Manchester, Maine
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We loved our 3 night stay at this B&B! We enjoyed rocking on the porch and even tried out the glider while we imagined Lincoln riding circuit down the road. The room was super clean and it was nice to be able to open the window. The breakfasts were among the best we have ever had. We would return to...

Thank chuckychigger
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We can't recommend this b&b highly enough. The hosts are warm and welcoming, the breakfast is tasty, and the accommodations comfortable. If you like history and appreciate the significance of this region, you'll enjoy the vintage decor of the Farmstead and the wealth of information provided by the hosts.

Thank Inalilady
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Flagg Farmstead B&B in Sherman, IL is a treat to stay at. It is within minutes of all of the inner city Springfield Illinois Lincoln sites as well as the nearby rural Lincoln sites and two wineries. Besides being geographically appealing, how can one beat staying in a National Historic home with Innkeepers who are very warm and friendly...

Thank RColleen
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Peeping out from a forested glade overlooking sweeping Illinois cornfields this magnificent 1871 Italianate mansion offers a delightful first impression – and it only gets better. Photographs simply don’t prepare you for just how charming the place is, and the hosts are its equal. This is one of the most attractive and interesting properties we have experienced and we’d come...

1Thank Tedstravelblogs
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Flagg Farmstead was the perfect place for our weekend get away with friends. 5 bedrooms with private baths that each couple occupied. The home was warm, charming and very inviting, breakfast was delicious! Doug and Rosalie are gracious hosts. Nice quiet atmosphere, and close to Springfield attractions. Highly Recommend!

1Thank DiAnne B
Seward, Nebraska
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We spent one night at the Flagg Farmstead on our trip to see the Lincoln sites and I wish we would have booked a longer stay! Rose and Doug are amazing hosts! The home is beautiful, the rooms are so clean and the beds so comfy, and the breakfast was so delicious. They recommended some great restaurants, told us the...

Thank mhtravel426

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Flagg Farmstead B&B is an 1872 Italianate mansion 15 minutes from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and 18 miles from Lincoln's New Salem located on one of the roads Mr. Lincoln traversed on his many trips to Springfield, Illinois. ... more   less 

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Address: 500 Old Tipton School Rd, Sherman, IL 62684-9600
Region: United States > Illinois > Sherman
Number of rooms: 5
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“We enjoyed the Lincoln Room...lots of windows and sunshine!”
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“All of the rooms looked great. Ours certainly was.”
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“All rooms are lovely!”
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