Get a Chance to Go Inside Decatur's Frank Lloyd Wright Home
DECATUR - Ever drive past a historic house and want to see what it looks like inside? Now you have the chance, with the 24th annual Decatur Heritage & Holly Historic Home Tour.
The tour is presented by NWRAPS (Decatur's Near Westside Restoration and Preservation Society) Friday evening and Saturday Afternoon. It highlights nine homes and businesses. The Tour begins at The First Presbyterian Church, 604 West Prairie Street, a part of the neighborhood since 1852.
Not open to the public for over 20 years, a highlight is #2 Millikin Place, the last home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright before he left his family, his home, and his work to travel to Europe (with his mistress). Also, people get a chance to see the newly-renovated Oglesby Mansion.
The cost is $15.00 in advance, and $18.00 the day of the Tour. Tickets available at Haines & Essick (downtown Decatur) or Kirlin's Hallmark on north Water Street. You can also buy tickets online. We've added the link to our website, under Site Watch. Book signings and a talk on Frank Lloyd Wright homes/architecture plus a presentation on Lincoln, Oglesby & the Civil War are also included.