Cohen Memorial Home

AQ | Chester, Illinois

Cohen Memorial Home

Chester, Illinois 62233, United States

Created By: Lili Ilieva

Point of Interest Details

Cohen Memorial Home - Dubbed by Mark Twain “the house with the blue windows,” this historical home overlooks the Mississippi River from high atop the bluffs. Guests are welcome to tour the historic home and its original furnishings. The Cohen Home is a beautiful historical site located on Harrison Street overlooking the Mississippi River. Its unusual blue storm windows make it a very visible landmark for boats on the river and travelers approaching the Chester Bridge from Missouri. Built in 1855, it was the home of the William Cohen family who lived there until 1983. The upstairs’ bedrooms contain furnishings and collections from several families of Chester including the Cohen family

This point of interest is part of the tour: AQ | Chester, Illinois


 

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