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Galena, Illinois - Grant Park & Grant's Home

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Grant Park celebrates its most famous soldier, Ulysses S. Grant, and veterans of all its generations of residents who have served. It offers pleasant walkways, a panoramic view of downtown Galena, and a footbridge across the river to the main shopping district.

Galena Pages on Quilting Pathways

- Galena Home Page
- Galena Holiday Events
- The Phat 1/4 - Galena's Quilt Shop
- Grant Park & President Grant's

- US Grant History Exhibit & Old
Market House
- DeSoto House Hotel & Green Street

- Fried Green Tomatoes Restaurant
- Downtown Historical Tour
- Apple Blossoms & Historical Homes

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Grant's Home

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< < < Jo visited Grant's home on a blustery winter day to see how it was in Grant's day and see some artifacts from his years at the White House. The mansion was donated to Grant by his appreciative neighbors upon his triumphant return from the Civil War.

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< < < The view of the city from his front porch.


During the three weekends after Thanksgiving, the historical society offers a special guided LampLight Tour of the home by the light of the home's oil lanterns.

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Here the parlor was decorated for Christmas as it would have been in Grant's day. Get more info on tours at The Grant House website.

Links to Interesting Galena Visitor Attractions

More Great River Road Scenic Byway Pages

- Scenic Drive from Fulton to Galena to Prairie Du Chien
- Scenic Drive from Prairie Du Chien to LaCrosse to Winona
- Scenic Drive from Winona to Red Wing

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