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June 29, 2013


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June 29, 2013

The Foundation supports the educational activities at the David Davis Mansion site in Bloomington, IL to connect visitors and students with the Davis family's story, particularly their connection to Abraham Lincoln and their impact on life in Central Illinois.

Outside the mansion,
Sarah's Garden is a major asset to historic gardens in the U.S. Many of the plants are 100+ years old, chosen to Sarah Davis herself. It is not a recreation, but a restored original garden.

I have volunteered for this group for six years and it has been a pleasure working with the site staff, our board members and the public who support the mansion's programs. It has been one of the most valuable experiences I've had in local volunteer service. The mansion brings people together in a special way!

From the site's website, you can learn more about the DDMF's mission:

The David Davis Mansion Foundation is a not-for-profit organization, incorporated in June of 1986. Its mission is to help the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency engage, enlighten and entertain visitors with the stories of the site, of the David Davis household, and of their special relationship with Abraham Lincoln and others.

The Foundation's membership is comprised of mansion volunteers and citizens in communities throughout the nation who support the mansion through private fundraising efforts. Although the State of Illinois provides funding for day-to-day operations at the site, the Foundation plays an important role in: meeting the site's needs for computers and other electronic equipment, publicizing the site, funding educational, volunteer and special events programs, underwriting the cost of acquiring additional period furnishings and landscaping materials to further the site's restoration.

The Foundation's contributions have helped improve working conditions for staff and have enhanced the public's enjoyment of mansion programs and exhibits.

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