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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

 

oglesbymansion.org/

 

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.

  

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Taken on May 31, 2010