The house is a state historic site managed by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency and tours are given by the International Order of the Questers.
Elihu B. Washburne was a prominent Galena attorney and later a popular U.S. Congressman (1853-1869), political advisor to Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant and ambassador to France (1869-1877). Visit the Library where General Grant received the election night news via telegraph that he was elected as President.
Tour Length:30 Minutes. Group Reservations Required. Group Rates Available. Open Seasonally.
|Wednesday||9:00AM – 4:00PM|
|Thursday||9:00AM – 4:00PM|
|Friday||9:00AM – 4:00PM|
|Saturday||9:00AM – 4:00PM|
|Sunday||9:00AM – 4:00PM|
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