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Bryant Cottage State Historic Site

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What a quant and enjoyable visit at Bryant Cottage. If you are an Abraham Lincoln history buff... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Carol Susan P
Interesting piece of history.

Have visited Bryant Cottage many times. A real treasure for those who enjoy Abraham Lincoln history.

Reviewed 4 February 2016
MarthaSY
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17 Jan 2017
“Historical Review”
3 Feb 2016
“Interesting piece of history.”
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Bryant Cottage State Historic Site preserves and interprets the home of businessman and politician, Francis Everett Bryant, his wife Sarah, and their children. This Bement, IL cottage, built in 1856, is furnished with period appropriate furniture...more
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146 E Wilson St, Bement, IL 61813-1250
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

What a quant and enjoyable visit at Bryant Cottage. If you are an Abraham Lincoln history buff this is a must stop. Decorated in period Christmas décor was a bonus.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Carol Susan P
Benjamin P, Manager at Bryant Cottage State Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 4 February 2016

Have visited Bryant Cottage many times. A real treasure for those who enjoy Abraham Lincoln history.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank MarthaSY
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Have visited here many times and love the changing displays in the house. Lincoln met Douglas here to set up their famous debates but this site provides much more than just this history. We came when they were celebrating Marilyn Monroe's visit to the town...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Sally M
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Step back into 1858 in the little cottage where Abraham Lincoln and Senator Stephen A. Douglas prepared for the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates. You will find this 4 room cottage delightful for history lovers. It has been restored to the charm of what it might have...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Jeremiah G
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