Ellwood Elegance Open House


The Ellwood House will be open for custom tours of the decorated mansion throughout this week and a special weekend open house on the 7th-9th. Experience the historic home decorated for the season.  If you are unable to attend the Holiday Open House this coming weekend, guided family tours of the decorated mansion will be offered this week, December 3rd – 6th with reservations.  Call to book your tour in advance (815) 756-4609.

The story of the Ellwood House reflects the central role of Isaac Ellwood in the development of the barbed wire industry in America. The magnificent estate is also a testimony to three generations of the Ellwood family whose tastes shaped the evolution of the house and grounds. As you visit Ellwood House you will be aware of the comfort and quality of workmanship that wealth could provide. At the same time, you also sense the warmth and hospitality of a family home that was lived in for almost one hundred years.

December 7th, 8th & 9th will be the weekend Holiday Open House. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. The Ellwood House is located at 509 North First Street, in DeKalb. Visit their website now here: www.ellwoodhouse.org.

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