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Now a National Historic Landmark

Adlai Stevenson was the 31st governor of Illinois; Democratic presidential candidate in 1952 and... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2014
illinoistravelere
Memories of a great stateman

Adlai E. Stevenson is remembered for losing to Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Presidential elections... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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8 Nov 2016
“Memories of a great stateman”
2 Aug 2016
“Not a bad trip”
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Adlai E. Stevenson is remembered for losing to Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Presidential elections of 1952 and 1956 by landslide votes. But he was a great statesman, the governor of Illinois from 1949 to 1953, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations during the...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

The Adlai E. Stevenson Historic Home is a nice thing to go do, but it's a bit uninteresting. It didn't seem like they care too much about this property; it's nice, but I've seen better. So, it's a fun thing to do on a day,...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2015

I went on a Sunday when the forest preserve was offering free admission. It was built (I believe) in the 1930's. It definitely has a mid-century vibe to it. It reminds me of a lot of homes I've lived in or had family live in....More

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Reviewed 7 June 2014

Adlai Stevenson was the 31st governor of Illinois; Democratic presidential candidate in 1952 and 1956 (you may remember that we liked Ike, and Stevenson was unsuccessful); and UN ambassador from 1961 - 1965. His home in Libertyville (built in 1938) has been restored and is...More

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