The Godfrey Mansion, ca. 1833
Monticello Female Seminary
Godfrey, Benjamin, 1794-1862
A woodcut shows the home of Captain Benjamin Godfrey, the founder of Monticello Female Seminary. The house included a second story balcony and two chimneys on the front of the building upon completion in 1833.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
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Monticello College Collection
Monticello College Collection Photo Album
44 x 31 cm
Pearson, Eleanor, “The Godfrey Mansion, ca. 1833,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed January 17, 2022, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/31418.