Champion House is a historic mansion located in downtown Belleville, Illinois. It is within the “Old Belleville District”, one of three neighborhoods designated as historic places on the national Register of Historic Places. The home was built in 1854 by Patience Champion shortly after the passing of her husband Federal Champion, founder of Champion Pill factory on nearby High street. To read more about the Champion family, Click Here. 

Champion House has two stories with 12 foot ceilings throughout, boasts a Front entry with original hand painted wood grain.

 

History

Champion House is located in the neighborhood of the Gustave Koerner House, where Abraham Lincoln spent a lot of time. In 1852, Lincon paid a visit to the Governor’s wife in the home behind Champion House on Abend Street.

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The Project

The Champion House project started in Fall 2021, first with a few infrastructure repairs – Two High pressure Air Conditioners had to be retrofitted to get cold air going, just in time for winter.

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Blog

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