Built between 1855 and 1857, the Lincoln-Tallman House is a fine example of Italian Villa style architecture. Operated by the Rock County Historical Society, the house contains over 75% original furnishings and depicts upper class life during the mid to late 1800's. Meticulous attention to detail is evident in each of the 26 rooms on five levels from the basement to the cupola.
Hours of Operation
Open June 1-December 30, Thursday-Sunday, with tours running from 10am-3pm every hour on the hour. Monday - Wednesday tours are by appointment. Tours March 1 - May 31 are by appointment only.
From I-90, exit at 175A (East Racine St., Janesville). Turn right on Franklin Street. Helen Jeffris Wood is one and one-half blocks past railroad bridge, parking lot on left. Purchase tickets and begin Lincoln-Tallman House tour at the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center.
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