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Mark Your Calendar For Some Important Dates!

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Tour Dates
  • Last Sunday of the Month
  • April through October
  • 2-4pm

For more information, contact Dawn Buck.

  • Phone: 217.429.6943 (leave voicemail)
  • E-mail: dbuck319@aol.com

Children's Tea
  •Saturday, June 23, 2018
  •10:30am and 1:00pm

Lawn Party Celebrating Mr. Millikin's 191st Birthday
  •Tuesday, July 31, 2018
  •6:00pm - 8:00pm
  •Featuring music by the Greater Decatur Youth Band & Summer Strings Program
  •Free and open to the public

A Taste of History
 •Saturday, September 15, 2018
  •5:00pm - 9:00pm
  •Visit the Homestead, the Oglesby Mansion, the Staley Museum, & the Mueller Museum in a progressive cocktail party

Sarah Grady: A Life & Time Remembered
  •Saturday, November 3, 2018
  •1:00pm - 2:30pm, 3:30pm - 5:00pm  

Christmas Open House
 •Sunday, December 2, 2018
  •Enjoy refreshments as you visit the Homestead beautifully decorated for the holidays
  •Free and open to the public

No Room at the Inn
 •Sunday, December 9, 2018
  •A display for a variety of nativity styles, from vintage to modern, loaned to the Homestead by local residents. Complimentary refreshments.
  •Adults $5 each, children 13 and younger are free. Pay at door. No reservations necessary.

A Time Remembered: An Evening with the Gradys
  •Saturday, March 9, 2019
  •6pm (cocktails); 7pm (dinner)
  •Millikin University, University Commons
  •Black tie is optional, and 1915 Edwardian-style attire is welcome
  •Reservations: $100 per person. Call 217-855-0363 (Ann-Marie Hillyer) or email jamesmillikin1876@gmail.com

 For more information on 2018-2019 events, please leave a message at 217.422.9003 and a Homestead representative will return your call.


Saturday, March 9th, 2019

6:00pm - 9:30pm, University Commons, Millikin University

Step back in Decatur's history to the era of 1915 for an elegant dinner followed by the sizzling true-life entertainment, "A Time to Remember," based on actual local events of the time. The evening is hosted by the James Millikin Homestead, and proceeds benefit the restoration, outreach, preservation, and educational activities of the Homestead.

$100 per person; Please make reservations with Ann-Marie Hillyer at 217-855-0363, or email jamesmillikin1876@gmail.com

A Time Remembered Flyer