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Elijah P. Curtis Home

The Curtis Home, operated now as a museum, was built in 1870 when Major Elijah P. Curtis returned to Metropolis from the Civil War. The woodwork and other features of the home are very unusual. The home is also shown by appointment year-round to groups of any size. No admission is charged, but donations are welcome.

Location: 405 Market, Metropolis Illinois 62960 Telephone 618-524-5210

Other History nearby:
Adsmore Living History Museum
Cadiz Log Cabin
Cairo Custom House
(Cape Girardeau)
Cape River Heritage Museum
Cobden Museum
Davis House

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