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.
Spring to Summer Home & Garden Tour
Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
A brand-new Quincy Preserves Event to show you beautiful historic indoor and outdoor living. Secret garden spaces, outdoor relaxation areas, grand homes, and unique restaurant venue.
Our tour stops take you all over the Gem City. You will see a slice of normally closed spaces to inspire your own back yard to historic homes that will highlight the architecture of Quincy.
Our Tours help support and bolster Quincy’s unique catalog of great architecture through donations, scholarships, commercial and residential façade programs.
Preservation is for Everyone
Featured on this NEW summer tour:
Illinois Veterans Home: Dudley Mansion & Shirley Northern Garden
1401 Maine House * Credit card and Online ticket purchase pickup
422 Maine, Red Light Bar & Grill National Register of Historic Places
1656 Maine House and Garden
910 Birdie Lane Garden
4733 North 12th House and Garden
Tickets are $15 in advance and are available at Domestics, Emerald City Jewelers, Kirlins in the Quincy Mall and online by clicking here. 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 at 1401 Maine only.
Quincy Preserves Annual Membership Picnic
The Annual Membership Picnic will take place on June 22nd at 6:00 pm on the beautiful Illinois Veterans Home grounds at the Dudley Mansion. 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 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 new Spring to Summer Home and Garden Tour takes place June 22, 2019, and replaces the previously separate spring and garden tours.
Quincy Preserves’ tours create an awareness of how fortunate Quincy is to have these many architectural treasures.
2017 Behind the Garden Gate