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Ellwood House Museum Receptionist/Cashiers provide information about the Ellwood House, Ellwood-Nehring House, Ellwood Park, tours, and Visitor Center exhibits. Duties include assisting docents with tour organization and information, helping staff keep track of visitor traffic, and answering phones when staff is unavailable.
509 N 1ST ST, DEKALB, IL 60115, US
The mission of the Ellwood House Association is to engage visitors with authentic examples of ingenuity and architecture by sharing the Ellwood mansion, gardens, and museum campus.
The story of the Ellwood House reflects the central role of Isaac Ellwood in the development of the barbed wire industry in America. The magnificent estate is also a testimony to three generations of the Ellwood family whose tastes shaped the evolution of the house and grounds.
Given to the DeKalb Park District in 1965 by Mrs. Erwin Perry Ellwood and her three children, the property is operated as a museum by the not-for-profit Ellwood House Association.
We'll work with your schedule.
509 North First StreetDeKalb, IL 60115
February 18, 2020