The David Davis Mansion, completed in 1872, combines Italianate and Second Empire architectural features and is a model of mid-Victorian style and taste.

Known as Clover Lawn, it was the home of David Davis, the friend, mentor and campaign manager for Abraham Lincoln. As President, Lincoln appointed Davis as United States Supreme Court Justice in 1862.

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Experience Our New Outdoor Tour!

In an attempt to share interesting historical images of the mansion and it's grounds with our visitors, we have installed a new outdoor photo tour, entitled Views of the Past.   There are currently…

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Thank You: 2023 Glorious Garden Festival Sponsors and Advertisers!

Join us in thanking and utilizing services from the local businesses who will be supporting the 2023 Glorious Garden Festival on Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15. Each will be featured in the Garden…

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Capitol Book Author to Speak at the David Davis Mansion

Local author and architectural designer David L. Finnigan will give a presentation and sign copies of his book at the David Davis Mansion on Saturday, May 6th from 4 to 6pm. Entitled “Thousand-Year…

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Join Us for an Event in 2023!

The David Davis Mansion is ready for 2023! We have already uploaded 17 new events to our calender, which you can view HERE.   From events to celebrate the holidays (Lincoln's Birthday, Easter,…

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It's Christmas Time at the Mansion!

It's Christmas time at the mansion, and that can only mean one thing: EVENTS! Click the links below for more information.   Join us for Christmas at the Mansions on December 10 from…

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Mystery at the Mansion Tickets are Now Available!

Tickets for our new event, Mystery at the Mansion, are now available! You can purchase them by clicking HERE.   Calling all flappers, gangsters, and bootleggers! Join us at the David Davis Mansion…

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Upcoming Events

AUG

03

28th Annual Antique Auto Show

Beautiful, historic cars in a beautiful, historic setting – that’s…

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AUG

03

33rd Illinois Volunteer Regiment Band Concert

Enjoy a beautiful summer evening on the David Davis Mansion lawn, where…

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SEP

07

Cruise-In at the Mansion

See all makes and models of vehicles from antique to modern at the David…

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OCT

16

Profit Share Day at Bobzay Books

Shop for a good cause at Bobzbay Books on Wednesday, October 16th and…

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