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Rebuilding the Past in Your Presence

The Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House is an important landmark that links the early history of Edwardsville to the earliest days of the Illinois Territory circa 1809 and the establishment of Edwardsville as the center of government and commerce.  It is a connection between Territorial Governer Ninian Edwards, Colonel Benjamin Stephenson and the State of Illinois.

     Built in 1820, this two-story brick home, constructed in the Federal style, is an excellent example of architecture from this early period.  Each of the four rooms has original millwork; and two of the four original mantels are designed in the Adams style.  The home was built with native material by skilled local craftsmen.

 

 
 
Hours

 
 
Regular Hours


January - February

Saturdays
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sundays
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

March - December

Thursday
- Saturday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday 12-4 p.m.




 
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Upcoming ......

April 11, Trivia Through the Decades, 7 p.m.  (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), held at the Edwardsville American Legion. $120/8 person table or $15 per person.

Call 618-692-1818 to reserve a table.

 

  Trivia Through the Decades  
 
 

Volunteer Training Sessions

 

 

 

     
 
 
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