BEALL MANSION An Elegant Bed & Breakfast Inn
A St. Louis area must do. Tour the 1903 mansion built as a wedding gift. Revel in the beauty, architecture, furnishings, and history of this St. Louis area icon. Learn about: (a) the connection between Z. B. Job, one time Sheriff of Madison County, and Jessie James, (b) the connection between Edmond Beall and George Washington, Mary Todd Lincoln, and Julia Dent Grant wife of Ulysses S. Grant, (c) how Senator Beall was instrumental in saving “The Great Mound” (Cahokia Mounds), (d) why Mayor Beall came to be known as the “stork mayor”, (e) why the Honorable Mr. Beall is remembered as, “the man who pulled Alton out of the mud.” Conveniently located 25 minutes from the Arch, on Millionaire's Row, in the Middletown Historic District of Alton, IL. Museum tours by appointment - call now to schedule yours.
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The Beall Mansion takes you back to a time that was more elegant and simplistic. The room was about 500 square feet with a four poster bed which was like sleeping on a cloud--very comfortable. The...Full Review
My husband surprised me with a weekend getaway for our 2nd anniversary. (He researched the home for two weeks before booking) I'm so glad he did. We didn't get to have a honeymoon at that time. This...Full Review