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The Governor Richard Oglesby Mansion to Host Open House Nov. 26

The Oglesby MansionThe Governor Richard J. Oglesby Mansion located at 421 West William Street will be hosting an Open House on Sunday, November 26th.

The doors will open at 2pm and the Mansion will close at 4pm. A $2 per person donation is requested. Members of the Board of Directors and community volunteers act as docents during the tours. The home is also available for private group tours or for rent for meetings or parties.
“We are always happy to see generations of families stop in and enjoy this beautiful treasure located in the historic district,” said Oglesby Mansion Board President Carol Pelz. “This time of year is always a great time to bring children to our historic venues and educate them about our local history. We are grateful for the opportunities to tell the Governor Oglesby story,” Pelz continued.

More information about the Mansion is available at

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