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The Flagg Farmstead

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Wheeling, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed the night here on a somewhat impromptu trip to Springfield. Our choices were between Flagg Farmstead and another BnB, but the fact that this particular place did not have a website where you could book a room was very interesting to me. It may not seem like much, but having to call the place and...

1Thank Boot2Passes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time! Enjoyed Doug and Rosalie's conversation and breakfast. Rooms were fantastic. Hosts were very knowledgeable on the history of the area including the Lincoln museum. There dog Izzie was very fun and lovable!

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled cross country in August 2016 and spent two nights at this property during our travels and had a great stay. It is a beautiful, spacious, clean, historic property that is convenient to all the various historic sites located in the area. Our hosts were terrific and could not have been more helpful in helping us plan our days. The...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Excellent place to stay. Great hospitality. Excellent breakfast. Beautiful renovated bed and breakfast house with nicely decorated and furnessed rooms. Easy access to the historic sites located around the Springfield area.

Thank Dick P
Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We stayed at the Flagg Farmstead over the Thanksgiving weekend. It was a wonderful historic B&B (on the National Register of Historic Homes) and our hosts (Doug and Rosalie) were so helpful in highlighting places to see on our Lincoln trip. The home is so comfortable and our room was beautiful. They provide free tickets to visit the Lincoln Presidential...

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Chesterfield, Missouri
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This weekend, my husband and I, along with another couple, stayed at The Flagg Farmstead. It was a totally wonderful experience. The home was beautiful and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was wonderful too. What made it so outstanding though were the innkeepers, Doug and Rosalie Polite, along with the perfect little fluffy white pooch, Isabella. If you are ever looking for...

Thank bgniemeyer
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is our third time visiting the Polites and each time our hosts, Doug, Rosalie, and Isabella provide a warm place to rest with scrumptious breakfasts. Quickly becoming our favorite place to go when we want to get away from home but not have to drive too far to get there.

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Mooresville, Indiana
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Wanted to visit some of the Lincoln sites during a quick trip over fall break. Decided to stay at this bed and breakfast instead of a traditional motel. Certainly glad we did! This wonderful old farmhouse was a short drive from everything we wanted to see. Lots of great character at this place and the hosts are gracious and welcoming....

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Flagg Farmstead B&B was the kind that made me want to "sit up straight and use the proper silverware" kind of home. I thought the rooms were designed very well and fit in perfectly for any Lincoln travelers that might stop there. Doug and Rose were absolutely delightful hosts. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was simple,...

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North Prairie, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 10 October 2016

A Bed and Breakfast is about meeting people who are from all four points in a setting that is relaxed and homey. The The Flagg Farmstead had it all. Late Nineteenth century charm, excellent food and top notch hosts. The Lincoln tour of Springfield was almost secondary. Doug and Rosalie Polite were accommodating and excellent resources for planning our trips...

Thank Geoffrey B

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Flagg Farmstead B&B is an 1872 Italianate mansion 15 minutes from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and 18 miles from Lincoln's New Salem located on one of the roads Mr. Lincoln traversed on his many trips to Springfield, Illinois. ... more   less 

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Address: 500 Old Tipton School Road, Sherman, IL 62684
Region: United States > Illinois > Sherman
Number of rooms: 5
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