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Historic Haven for Art and Lincoln Lore
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27 Reviews
Springfield, IL
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Max Rig Size
Up to 30 ft
Max Nights
1
Parking Spaces
1
Same Day Requests
No
About
Imagine stepping back in time as you park your RV in the midst of history and creativity at a vibrant visual arts community center that has enriched the area since 1913. Your camping adventure brings you much more than a night under the stars; it unfolds like a canvas teeming with artistry, education, and echoes of Lincoln himself. RV camping enthusiasts searching for a unique cultural experience can find solace in the serene surroundings of this non-profit haven. Meander through Historic Edwards Place, a living museum where the whispers of political intrigue and social gatherings from the Lincoln era still linger in the halls. Revel in the rare opportunity to explore where the esteemed president once frequented, connecting with a significant slice of Americana. For the creatively inclined, the center is a nucleus of imagination, offering a plentitude of activities for all ages. Delve into the world of visual arts with classes, workshops, and camps in the Art School. Enhance your knowledge with scholarly presentations or sift through an extensive collection in the Michael Victor II Art Library. Add a dash of color to your visit with local and national artist exhibitions in the Art Gallery. Moreover, this host is a resonate heartbeat of the region with its Art Outreach program, extending a hand of artistic opportunity to schools and fostering the love of art beyond its immediate proximity. Be sure not to miss the year-round festivities, from the renowned Edwards Place Fine Art Fair to the thought-provoking Molly Schlich Film Series. Your stay promises a culturally-rich immersion, bridging the joy of RV camping with the enrichment of art and history. At this unforgettable RV camping destination, every visitor is more than a traveleryou're a temporary guardian of history and a patron of the visual arts. Welcome to a site where your love for the open road meets an appreciation for the finer things in life, where every sunset over your RV is a backdrop for tomorrow's artistic discovery.
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Opening hours
Monday - Sunday
Open 24 Hours
Suitability
Pets Welcome
Amenities
Gift Shop
Festivals
Historical Exhibit
Items for Purchase
Tour available, art gallery (free), gift shop.
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Parking & Arrival
Please park in our northernmost lot. We have basically three main areas to park, but the northeast lot is the easiest to accommodate with our classes and events at our location.
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Max Rig Size:
Up to 30 ft
Parking Spaces:
1
Parking Surface:
Pavement
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