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Harriet Dean House


Harriet Dean House


421 South 8th Street
Springfield, IL

The Dean House was constructed ca. 1850s.  In 1860, the house was owned and occupied by Harriet Dean, a divorcee who was involved in teaching and gardening, and whose only son, Frederick, had recently moved to St. Louis.  There are no historic photos of this property.  The Dean House contains storage in the basement, exhibits on the first floor and LIHO Operations offices on the second floor.  Located in the Lincoln Home National Historic Site (LIHO).  Telephone number 217-492-4241.  This house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.