425 S. 12th | Quincy, IL
Restored home of Quincy’s founder and Illinois’ twelfth governor. This masterpiece was built by German craftsmen.
One of the midwest’s finest examples of Greek revival architecture.
1835 log cabin, livery & visitor center also onsite. View the Lincoln Gallery on site.
Mormon 10 Sites to See Driving Tour: The restored home of Quincy’s founder and the 12th Governor of Illinois, the mansion is one of the Midwest’s finest examples of Greek Revival style craftsmanship. John Wood played an instrumental role in the effort to aid the Saints. Joseph Smith and a group from Nauvoo once dined with him at the mansion.
1835 / GREEK REVIVAL / JOHN CLEAVELAND builder
Tues, Wed, Fri 10a-2p
Sat 10a-4p (call ahead for guided tour)