1601 Maine | Quincy, IL
Originally the Newcomb Stillwell mansion, circa 1891.
- The museum now contains a beautifully furnished first floor, restored to period 1890s.
- The second & third floors feature a history room, gallery, and rotating exhibits.
- 14-carat gold woodwork and shop American Girls in the gift shop.
- 20,000-sq-ft home built for Richard Newcomb, one of four millionaires in Quincy at the time of his death in 1904
- Once housed a bowling alley in the basement Now Quincy Museum; tours & exhibits
This is a 20,000 sq. ft. home built for Richard Newcomb, president of Quincy Paper Co. It originally housed a wine cellar & bowling alley in the basement. Newcomb was one of four millionaires in Quincy at the time of his death in 1904; the mansion was passed to his daughter Elizabeth Stillwell.
1890 / RICHARDSONIAN ROMANESQUE /ERNEST WOOD & HARVEY CHATTEN architects
Open Mar 30-oct 28, Tues-Sun 1-5p