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David Davis Mansion

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A famed Bloomington resident has another honor, 134 years after his death.

The Lincoln Academy of Illinois has named Judge David Davis to its Hall of Fame along with five other people who have made a significant impact on the history of the state and nation. The others are scientist Enrico Fermi, architect William Le Baron Jenney, labor leader Mary “Mother” Jones, Civil War hero Major General John A. Logan, and civil rights martyr Emmet Till.

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The term "scorcher" took on new meaning at Bloomington's David Davis Mansion Saturday.

Lincoln's Festival

It's the Illinois bicentennial, and as a result the 10th year of Lincoln's Festival in Bloomington-Normal will be richer and more nuanced, according to organizer Barb Adams and grant writer Marcia Young.

Ewing Cultural Center

The halls of three historic homes are decked with holiday cheer for the annual Christmas at the Mansions Tour.

David Davis Mansion Foundation

  David Davis is 200! Hear about the party to celebrate Judge Davis, plus how the David Davis Mansion is holding the fort in tough economic times.