David Davis Mansion State Historic Site, Bloomington

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  • This is a beautiful house, but more than that David Davis was a law partner of Abraham Lincoln. The history in this area is very interesting .  more »
  • A very well preserved mansion built by Judge David Davis. His wife Sarah was primarily responsible for the planning and supervised the construction while the Judge was away. Davis was a close friend o...  more »
  • This site is one of my favorites to take out-of-town guests! An unexpected treasure on the prairie, everyone enjoys its unique architecture and, of course, its connection to President Lincoln. I have ...  more »
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  • Great historical stop, only $4 a person for an amazingly informative tour. Planning on taking my family the next time they visit! Warning: no where to sit during tour. This is not for people who can't stand for more than an hour or more. If we hadn't had a prior engagement, our tour guide would have loved to give a 3 hour tour!! Loved her!
  • Such a great experience- an awesome tour of an old fashioned and greatly kept-up home! Beautiful!
  • So beautiful decorated for Christmas can't wait to come back in Spring for the auto show
  • I caught a Christmas tour, it was cool! Lots of history, cool looking building
  • My husband and I really enjoy architecture and history, so this was the perfect place to explore! Start at the visitor's center! There, they show you a short film about David Davis, when he built the house and about the architecture of the time. After that, we had a nice tour. There were only four of us, so we felt very comfortable asking questions along the way! The house is beautiful and even more so because the Christmas decorations were up! The tour guide had a great amount of information about each room and how it was used and why it was designed the way it was. We probably only spent a little over an hour here, but in that time we learned and saw so much!

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