Become a Member or Renew Your Existing Membership


By becoming a member of the David Davis Mansion Foundation or renewing your existing membership, your support will help preserve the unique legacy that Judge Davis and his family left behind. It will also ensure that future visitors, both young and old, will have a chance to experience a remarkable moment in time - when Illinois stood at the crossroads of our nation's history.


Your membership dollars will support the following:

  • Tours, exhibits, and special events
  • Research and maintenance of Sarah’s Garden and its rare, heirloom plants
  • Educational programs such as school field trips and classroom presentations
  • Looking for Lincoln state-wide tourism initiative
  • Ongoing research, transcription and digitization

Benefits of membership:

  • 20% discount on most purchases in the gift shop
  • Quarterly foundation newsletter
  • Invitations to members-only events and early registration/discounts on special programs


The David Davis Mansion Foundation is an IRS Code Section 501c3 nonprofit organization. Your generous contributions are eligible for tax deduction to the full extent allowed by law.