C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum

219 E. Woodlawn St.
Clinton, IL 61727- Map It
Phone: (217) 935-6066

AAA Editor Notes

C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum is 1 blk. e. of US Business 51 at 219 E. Woodlawn St. Built in 1863 for John Bishop, a prosperous merchant, the house incorporates both Italianate and Second Empire architectural styles. The site later was home to Clifton H. Moore, an associate of Abraham Lincoln. Furnishings are early Victorian with a French influence. Exhibits include a doll collection, World War I weapons, Native American artifacts and articles devoted to the history of DeWitt County. A farm museum, carriage barn, covered bridge and general store also are on the grounds. The annual Apple and Pork Festival is held in September.
$5; $2 (ages 12-18).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-5, Apr.-Dec. Phone ahead to confirm schedule of other holidays. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.