Quincy Preserves conducts two annual architectural tours — The Behind Closed Doors Tour and the Spring Homes Tour. In addition to our popular tours, Quincy Preserves also hosts several annual gatherings and events for both members and the public.
Mansions to Mid Century Fall Home Tour
Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The 44th annual Quincy Preserves Fall Home Tour on Saturday, October 19th will be one not to miss! The tour is supported 100% by your attendance and Quincy Preserves membership.
This six-location tour is another spectacular look into the diversity of Mansions to Mid Century architecture of the area. The list this starts with turn of the century homes such as the massive lemon-colored Queen Anne Henry Stahl House. A Beautiful brick Victorian Park Place home and a Victorian Vermont Street home also from the period. 1920’s era homes such as a grand buff brick Four Square and a Pebbledash Tudor are sleepers finished off by an easy living MidCentury.
Tickets are expected to go quickly with a tour of this caliber. We encourage you to purchase your tickets early.
Our Tours help support and bolster Quincy’s unique catalog of great architecture through donations, scholarships, commercial and residential façade programs.
2019 Fall Tour Locations:
300 South 18th
1237 Park Place
344 South 24th
3022 Lincoln Hill NE
Tickets are $15 in advance and are available at Domestics Etc., Emerald City Jewelers, Kirlins in the Quincy Mall. Tickets are available for $20 on the day of the tour at any of the tour locations. Ticket pickup and day-of credit cards sales are available on the day of the tour at the 1452 Vermont location.
Quincy Preserves Annual Membership Picnic
The Annual Membership Picnic takes place in June. The evening includes our scholarship presentation and volunteer appreciation party.
The mission of Quincy Preserves, Inc., is to foster awareness of and to promote appreciation of the historic architecture of Quincy, Illinois, and Adams County and to encourage active membership involvement in the recognizing, protecting, maintaining, and displaying of these structures.
Quincy Preserves House Tours
The Quincy Preserves conducts two annual architectural tours. The Behind Closed Doors Fall Tour and the Spring Homes Tour.
The Behind Closed Doors Tour takes place on the third Saturday in October from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Several homes and buildings are selected to be on this tour representing the different architectural styles found in Quincy.
The Spring to Summer Home and Garden Tour takes place in June.
Quincy Preserves’ tours create an awareness of how fortunate Quincy is to have these many architectural treasures.
2017 Behind the Garden Gate