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The Man from Libertyville

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Available in year-round.

An influential figure in the political history of the U.S., Adlai E. Stevenson II was Governor of Illinois, ran twice for President as the Democratic national candidate, and served as Ambassador to the United Nations. Though he lost both presidential campaigns, Stevenson’s ideas are his real lasting legacy. Learn more about his life, career, and home in Mettawa.

FIELD TRIP Grades 9–12

1 Hour

Adlai E Stevenson Historic Home, Mettawa

Pricing: 15 student minimum/30 student max

  Resident Non-Resident
Per Student $2 $4


30-45 minutes

Pricing: Groups must attend the same program on the same date.

  Resident Non-Resident
Group One $30 $60
Each Additional Group $20 $30
Gateways Grants-elgible Schools $20  
Gateways Grants-elgible Schools Additional Group $10