Upcoming Events:

Helen's 200th Birthday Bash

November 14, 2019, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

FREE and open to the public

Helen Edwards, beloved hostess, wife, and mother, has a 200th birthday celebration on November 14. Come celebrate with us! Activities that will be included - A performance from Helen herself, a talk on birthdays in the 19th century, excerpts from Helen's many letters throughout the home, and birthday cake!

Come learn more about one of Springfield's notable names!

Annual Holiday Walk

December 7, 2019, 1-4 PM

FREE and open to the public



Come celebrate the holidays with us at Edwards Place! We will have Civil War era Santa Claus, Christmas carols on the "Lincoln piano", and period decorations throughout Edwards Place. This is a great event for families and will be part of the "Santa Van" route put together by Downtown Springfield, Inc.

This event is part of the holiday walks with Downtown Springfield, Inc. and other Springfield museums and sites.

Christmas Times:
A Holiday Tea at Edwards Place

December 14, 2019, 11 AM & 3 PM

$30/$25 SAA members



This year's annual Christmas Tea is themed "Christmas Times". Travel through the ages with your hostesses, while enjoying a cup of tea and tea treats from Copper Pot Cooking Studio. Entertainment will include Christmas Carols and a tableau vivant. Wear clothing from any period if you wish! Christmas traditions from the beginning of the United State up to today will be discussed. A great event for families.

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