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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Mr. & Ms Belote are the most wonderful people. I arrived after 14 hr drive from Houston. Jim received me at the door and introduced me to himself and most beautiful mansion. Lots of history in the...Full Review
The experience begins the night before with Jim calling to confirm our preferred breakfast beverage. The next morning at our continental breakfast the coffee and tea were ready. The house, rooms and...Full Review