Oglesby Mansion ~ Decatur, Illinois
The Governor Richard J. Oglesby Mansion is located at 421 West William Street in Decatur, Illinois. Richard Oglesby was a U.S. Senator, a Major-General in the Civil War, a friend to Ulysses S. Grant & President Abraham Lincoln, and a three-time Governor of Illinois.
Visit the following links for more information about the Oglesby Mansion: www.maconcountyconservation.org/historic.php#mansion
The Oglesby Mansion was built in 1874 and is found within the Decatur Historic District. It was included into the National Register of Historic Places on November 7, 1976.