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Galena/Jo Daviess County Historical Society

211 S. Beach St., Galena, IL 61036

Historic Sites

Founded in 1938 and the home to the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum.

A qualified museum guide will board your group's motorcoach and take you through Galena, with stops that can include the Galena/Jo Daviess History Museum, Ulysses S. Grant Home and Old Market House.


What's happening nearby...

Live @ The Plaza Events

Green Street Plaza •  May 30 @ 5PM

Visit the Plaza to enjoy live music, food trucks, and community!

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2024 Galena Pride Picnic

Grant Park •  Jun 08 @ 12noon

Celebrate diversity, love, and unity at Galena's annual Pride Picnic, organized by the Galena Public Library!

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Great Galena Balloon Race

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa •  Jun 21 – Jun 23 @ 5PM

Hot Air Balloon Race and Festival in Galena!

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