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.
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…More
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…More
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…More
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…More
Join us at the mansion for an evening with Edward Achorn, author of The…More