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Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historic Site

The Ulysses S. Grant Home in Galena, Illinois is the former home of Ulysses S. Grant, the Civil War General and later 18

Galena, IL Famous Homes


Galena/Jo Daviess County History Museum

Housed in the 1858 Daniel A. Barrows mansion where much of the home's original detail still exists, the museum exhibits include Civil War, mining, steamboating, clothing, geology, dolls, toys. Original 1830

Galena, IL Museums

Stockton Historical Museum

Located downtown in a restored 1890s building, the Stockton Historical Museum presents Stockton'

Stockton, IL Museums

Washburne House State Historic Site

This renovated site was home to popular Congressman and political adviser to Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant, and ambassador to France (1869-1877). Grant's election night news was received here via telegraph. Washburne's house was completed in 1845

Galena, IL Famous Homes

Linmar Gardens

Linmar Gardens is a 3 1/2

Galena, IL Gardens

Stagecoach Trails Livery

Authentic stagecoach rides complete with draft horses. Also available:

Apple River, IL Excursions

Old Stockade on the Cobblestone Street

See and hear of Galena's earliest Indian trader and how his building served Galena since the mid-1820

Galena, IL Historic Buildings

Galena Trolley Tours

Travel through this historic area. 1-hr.nonstop tours offered daily. 2-hr. tours are also available. Groups welcome. Seating capacity: 120. See you soon!

Galena, IL Tours

The Old Market State Historic Site

The Old Market House, constructed in 1845-1846, was a center of Galena's community life during Galena's "Golden Era." The greek revival house sheltered vendors and shoppers, who gathered in the heart of the river city's business district until 1910

Galena, IL Historic Sites



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