Welcome to 1820 Col. Benjamin Stephenson House

Built in 1820, an important landmark that links the history of Edwardsville to the early days of the State of Illinois 


2019 Special Events

Fun things to do in Edwardsville

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Run, Wizards, Run 5K & 1 Mile Walk

August 31

8 am & 9 am

Registration & Info


September 21

3 pm to 7 pm

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The site will be closed for tours on August 31. Our staff will be helping at Run, Wizards, Run in Township Park. 

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1820 Col. Benjamin Stephenson House

409 South Buchanan Street, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025, United States

618-692-1818 Mailing Address Only P.O. Box 754 Edwardsville, Illinois, 62025

Tour Hours


Saturday 10 am-3 pm & Sunday 12 pm.-3 pm

OR By Appointment


Monday Closed

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday Closed

Thursday 10 am-3 pm

Friday 10 am-3 pm

Saturday 10 am-3pm

Sunday 12-3 pm

Gift Shop remains open until 4 pm.