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Hotels in Galena, Illinois
The Old Market House State Historic Site tells the story of Galena's local history, while the famed St. Micheal's Church is known on a national level.
Other incredible historic sites in Galena include Dowling House, the Belvedere Mansion & Gardens, and the Ulysses S. Grant Home – former dwelling of President Ulysses S. Grant and First Lady Julia Grant. Next to the home sits the controversial statue of the First Lady – which is said to resemble Mrs. Butterworth.
For more history and even some hauntings, head to the Galena Trolley Depot for an excursion with Galena Trolley Tours. Enjoy some outdoor fun at Chestnut Mountain, or check out the annual Country Fair in Grant Park – a huge craft show drawing in thousands of tourists every year.
Looking for a day trip from here? The Chicago metropolitan area is but a four-hour drive away, so why not visit the Windy City?
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