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Home of Lincoln Family Best Friends

A wonderful guided tour of the Edwards home. They were best friends of the Lincoln.s. Beautiful... read more

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Judy L
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Berea, Ohio
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A one hour tour in the Edwards home was worth the time. The home is recently restored and still a... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2019
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Babylon, New York
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Interesting home that played a minor role in Lincoln history. Tour guide was knowledgeable but a bit on the sarcastic side.
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A wonderful guided tour of the Edwards home. They were best friends of the Lincoln.s. Beautiful furnishings and memorbilia of the times. An art gallery where lessons are given is next door.
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A one hour tour in the Edwards home was worth the time. The home is recently restored and still a work in progress which made the tour that much more interesting. It is not a tour for children but is a house where you are not bound by rope lines and you can wander for close up
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Mary Lincoln lived in the Edwards family home for a while, and some of the original items were out on display; they apparently rotate what is on display so you can go back and see new items. Was slightly confused that it was "attached" to the art museum, but overall was a
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Take the tour and learn some of the fascinating facts from this wonderful home. The rooms are so well presented and the guides dress in character to portray local residents. A nice little gift area blends in well as a tribute to the art association.
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