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Lincoln-Tallman House

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The Lincoln-Tallman House is Rock County’s most iconic historical structure.  Constructed between 1855 and 1857, this six-floor mansion is an excellent example of Italianate-style architecture. From the basement to the cupola, each floor offers visitors a unique glimpse of daily life in 19th century Rock County. Over seventy percent of the furniture is original, making it one of the most complete historic houses in the Midwest.

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William Morrison Tallman

From 1857 to 1915, the house was occupied by the William Morrison Tallman family.In October of 1859, Abraham Lincoln stayed at the house after a series of speeches in Beloit, forever cementing the reputation of the Lincoln-Tallman House as “where Lincoln slept”. To explore the house, take a guided tour.

Tours of the Lincoln-Tallman House