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Ellwood House Museum, DeKalb

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.7/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
Ellwood House Museum is located in DeKalb. Make Ellwood House Museum a centerpiece of your DeKalb vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our DeKalb vacation planner.
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  • We live in the area and are members of the Ellwood House. We still learn something new on every tour. Docent Donna is highly knowledgeable on the Ellwood family history. If you are in the area, or pas...  read more »
  • A fascinating look at how the wealthy lived in Illinois. The family history and furnishing are all kept intact and are explained by highly trained docents who impart not only the family history but al...  read more »
  • Issac Ellwood saw a good thing when he got into business with Jacob Haish and produced barbed wire. The Ellwood House mansion was built by Issac Ellwood for his family. He and his wife lived in the ho...  read more »
  • Went on a tour last week and thoroughly enjoyed it! The house is a history gem, telling the story of the times by its artifacts, built from the profits of barb wire "technology."
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