Edwards Place House front image with flowering tree in front, a large bush, and many smaller bushes.

Mark McDonald and Randy Phillips take you to Edwards Place in this month’s Muddy River Gems.

Edwards Place, built in 1833 and remodeled in 1857, is an historic house museum that tells the story of social and domestic life in Abraham Lincoln’s Springfield, Illinois. Restored to its antebellum glory, this Italianate mansion was one a center for social activity in Springfield. Prominent citizens and politicians such as Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, David Davis, and numerous governors, judges, lawyers, and politicians were entertained at lavish dinner parties and the grounds played host to many summer picnics and political rallies.

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