Choose from Six Options
- $8 for a Lincoln-Tallman House holiday tour for two ($16 value)
- $16 for a Lincoln-Tallman House holiday tour for four ($32 value)
- $24 for a Lincoln-Tallman House holiday tour for six ($48 value)
The Lincoln-Tallman House is one of Rock County’s most notable historical buildings. Built between 1855 and 1857, the Italianate-style mansion was home to the family of William Morrison Tallman, a lawyer and abolitionist. In October 1859, Abraham Lincoln stayed there after a series of speeches in Beloit.
Tours of the home are conducted every hour on the hour between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Holiday tours last until Wednesday, December 30th; visitors will see the house’s halls decked for the season.
Rock County Historical Society
Rock County Historical Society strives to bring local history to life. Its knowledgeable guides lead tours of Lincoln-Tallman House, an iconic local residence once visited by Abraham Lincoln, while exhibits in the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center showcase everything from Pauline Pottery to the history of the Irish in Janesville. The society also hosts seasonal events, including a Victorian Christmas celebration.