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Ahead of her time: Hazle Buck Ewing and the women’s suffrage movement

The Bloomington-Normal area was home to a champion of efforts to ratify the 19th amendment in Hazle Buck Ewing. Toni Tucker, director of the Ewing Cultural Center, discusses Ewing's involvement in...
Couple married at Ewing Manor

Pandemic weddings: Vowing to go on

LeErin Humbracht lost hours of sleep obsessing over centerpieces for her June 6 wedding, which she’d been planning over a year. More than 200 guests were expected from as far as the East...
White dress form wearing a purple, white, and yellow National Woman's Party sash and ribbon reading "Mrs Davis Ewing Illinois Voter Woman's Party."

Newly digitized collection highlights Bloomington-Normal women’s suffrage history

Hazle Buck Ewing’s activist writings, as well as incoming letters from dozens of other suffragists and materials from the National Woman’s Party and Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage, are...
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Community Christmas tour of Ewing Manor, December 12

Decorated for the holidays, Ewing Manor will be open for a community tour, with each room representing a Christmas song.
christmas tree near a grand piano and fireplace covered in garland and ornaments

Christmas at the Mansions holiday tour, 2019

The joint tour of two of Bloomington-Normal’s favorite historic sites, Ewing Manor and David Davis Mansion, will be on December 7.
Ewing Manor

Trick-or-Treat at the Manor, October 31

Ewing Cultural Center will once again host the free Trick-or-Treat at the Manor event from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, October 31. Trick-or-treaters can stroll through the grounds around Ewing Manor, snap...
brick-lined path and patios in front of Ewing Manor

Ewing Manor tours available Mondays

The Manor at Ewing Cultural Center will open for free public tours from 4-6 p.m. Mondays beginning May 6. Tours run from May to October.
brick-lined path and patios in front of Ewing Manor

Ewing Manor architectural tour, April 6

Experience Ewing Manor’s rich history by participating in its fifth annual architecture tour on Saturday, April 6.
christmas tree near a grand piano and fireplace covered in garland and ornaments

Ewing Manor holiday events in December

Ewing Manor will once again be part of the popular Christmas at the Mansions tour on Saturday, December 8. The tour will also include the David Davis Mansion, and a private residence that will be...
Ewing Manor

Yesteryear remembered: Ewing Manor remains historical treasure

Every family has a legacy, but few have the unique opportunity to celebrate generations of history in the way relatives of Davis and Hazle Buck Ewing did in September.