Morse House

The two-story frame Morse House was built around 1855. It was the home of Mr. James Morse and family from 1855-1880. The house was modified several times.

Today, the house is on the grounds of the Lincoln Home National Historic Site and portrays an example of mid-19th Century residential construction in Springfield. The house is currently be restored to its 1860s appearance, including restoring a large front porch and other period elements lost through the years.

 
Morse House prior to restoration
Morse House prior to restoration

NPS Photo

 
Morse House after restoration
Morse House after restoration

NPS Photo

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Mailing Address:

413 S. 8th Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Phone:

(217) 492-4241
Hours are 8:30am-5:00pm, daily, except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day, when the park is closed.

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