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Home of Springfield Art Association

Not to be missed is the Edward's Place Fine Art Fair in middle to late September. Held on the lawn... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
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Illinois' 200th Anniversary

This year is Illinois' 200th Anniversary! So my wife and I spent Columbus Day Weekend in... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Not to be missed is the Edward's Place Fine Art Fair in middle to late September. Held on the lawn, it is part festival, part art show, part craft fair. There are tours of the home, and plenty of chances to learn about the history...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

This year is Illinois' 200th Anniversary! So my wife and I spent Columbus Day Weekend in Springfield. Lots to see there, focused on the state, the four Presidents from Illinois, and, of course, Abraham Lincoln. Edwards Place was great! A must see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gatzbyllc
Reviewed 20 August 2018

There has been and still is a lot going on there. Revamped you need to come check out if you have not been in awhile. And of course the fine art fair comes around in the Fall on the grounds is really fantastic and a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Went here on a guided tour, which turned out to be a private tour. It was because we were the only ones on this tour! The guide we had was phenomenal and knew a GREAT deal about this house!!! If she is always the guide,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

We had a tour of the Edwards Place on a Saturday afternoon. The house is fabulous, the artifacts are beautiful, and out tour guide was very knowledgeable and fun. We had a great time!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We loved this place. The guide was wonderful and had so much knowledge about the history of the house and the family. She was a volunteer and dressed in fashion of that time period. The house is lovely and so well restored. We also attended...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Very well preserved home of the Lincoln era. Our tour guide displayed a good knowledge of the home and the social customs of the mid 1890s. She was courteous, patient and answered any and all questions. The Lincoln's spent a lot of time in this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gary M
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I highly recommend seeing the Edwards Place. This is a home that Lincoln visited. There are many pieces of original furniture in the home.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This house was absolutely beautiful. The tour was well worth the $5. The curator was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the house and time period. Despite what we had read this house was not a place that Lincoln frequented but it did have items the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Kelli0023
Reviewed 19 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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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