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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Nominations: The Pantagraph Readers Choice Awards!

The nominations round for The Pantagraph’s 2022 Reader’s Choice Awards is now open! Please nominate the David Davis Mansion for Best Historic Site and the Glorious Garden Festival for Best…

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2022 Garden Walk Tickets are Now Available!

Tickets for the Garden Walk at the 2022 Glorious Garden Festival are now available! You can purchase them by clicking HERE.    A paid ticket for the Garden Walk gives gardeners and garden lovers…

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Join the David Davis Mansion on Flickr!

The David Davis Mansion has joined Flickr! Please click here to view our page, which will, from this point forward, contain photos from our past events. Be sure to "follow" us on that platform…

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The Davis Davis Mansion Turns 150 Years Old!

To celebrate this milestone year, we’ll have some special events to share! Not only will we be putting some polish on our usual much-loved annual programs, but we’ll also be adding a few never-before-seen…

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The David Davis Mansion Celebrates 150 Years with Commemorative Book

 2022 marks the 150th anniversary of the construction of the David Davis Mansion, which is now a state historic site in Bloomington, IL. To commemorate this special milestone, the site’s foundation…

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Upcoming Events

NOV

05

Mystery at the Mansion

Calling all flappers, gangsters, and bootleggers!   Join us at the…

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NOV

05

Mystery at the Mansion

Calling all flappers, gangsters, and bootleggers!   Join us at the…

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DEC

10

Christmas at the Mansions

Enjoy a holiday tour of two of Central Illinois’ beloved historic…

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DEC

16

A Victorian Christmas

Friday, December 16 AND Saturday, December 17 5-7 pm   Join us for…

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