David Davis Mansion

David Davis Mansion (HM7WT)

Location: Bloomington, IL 61701 McLean County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 28.904', W 88° 58.838'

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This Victorian Mansion was the home of Judge David Davis, an associate of Abraham Lincoln's. Construction began in 1870 and was completed in 1872. The house is built of yellow hard-burned face brick with stone quoins in the corners. It is 64 feet wide, extends 88 feet back, and has a tower that rises 50 feet above the ground. The lavish interior includes eight marble fireplaces.Davis was appointed by President Lincoln to the Supreme Court of the United States in 1862 and became a United States Senator in 1877. He returned to Illinois in 1883 and lived here again until his death in 1886.
HM NumberHM7WT
Series This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series
Year Placed1969
Placed ByIllinois State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 11:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 332122 N 4483111
Decimal Degrees40.48173333, -88.98063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 28.904', W 88° 58.838'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 28' 54.24" N, 88° 58' 50.28" W
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Area Code(s)309
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 320-398 Davis Ave, Bloomington IL 61701, US
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