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John Wood Mansion

425 S 12th St, Quincy, IL 62301-4303
+1 217-222-1835
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Historic and Beautiful

Our tour guide Bob was very informative and added bits of humor throughout. Each piece of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike S
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nice visit

There were only 2 of us but they gave us a personal tour of the home. The home is well kept with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mharroun52
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Flint, Michigan
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“log cabin” (2 reviews)
“take pictures” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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425 S 12th St, Quincy, IL 62301-4303
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+1 217-222-1835
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide Bob was very informative and added bits of humor throughout. Each piece of furniture/artwork has a good story behind it. Takes you back in time. Talks about the people and their lives and what they did. Excellent section on Abraham Lincoln with...More

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were only 2 of us but they gave us a personal tour of the home. The home is well kept with lots of history of early Quincy,IL and the area too. Our tour guide was friendly and helpful.

Thank mharroun52
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Tour was filled with information about the area and the families that lived there. The tour really takes you back in time.

1  Thank smmaynard21
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Due to time, we just stopped to take pictures of the Mansion, grounds and the Log Home on the property. Beautiful grounds, Mansion is a sight to behold, can only imagine what it looked like on the inside.

Thank MALaehn
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I learned a little about John Wood but I didn't find it that fascinating. I have seen a lot of old houses and this was nothing special to me.

Thank rojolly
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

We had a wonderful tour of this historic place. We learned so much and our guide was excellent - thank you Bob! We felt it was well worth the cost. There was so much to see with period furniture, and museum quality items.

Thank Ricki G
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Very much enjoyed the guided tour of the Mansion and property given by Rob, the Director of the Facility. This museum is chock full of artifacts from the early history of Quincy, Il. Every piece has a story to tell, and Rob told it so...More

Thank bitt
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We werent sure who John Wood was but thought we would stop in for a tour. Signage is hard to find. Went in bldg behind mansion that was marked vistors center. No one around. Sign said to ring bell for service which we did. A...More

1  Thank Rosemary H
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Very informative -unique historical furnishings/museum pieces -a must see! I thoroughly enjoyed the tour.

1  Thank Gerri G
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Interesting, and has some historical Quincy and Illinois relevance, but certainly not an attraction I'd travel to see.

Thank Phins_Up_Quincy
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