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Historic Park

Nice park with many civil war items to view and read about. If you enjoy history, take time to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbus, Wisconsin
Beautiful park across from the hustle & bustle of Main St.

Grant Park is located on the east river bank of the Galena River. It is a beautiful park with a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Park Ave, Galena, IL 61036
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice park with many civil war items to view and read about. If you enjoy history, take time to read all the signs, go to Grants home and attend the reenactment held along the banks.

Thank UWPPioneer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grant Park is located on the east river bank of the Galena River. It is a beautiful park with a gazebo, at least three cannon that represent different wars and a number of memorials and statues. The most notable statue is that of Ulysses S....More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Park has memorials established on the east side of the river. Very nice walking path to “stretch the legs” a bit.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here, sipping champagne while enjoying the beautiful fall colors,and warm temps on the Oct. 21st. Plenty of picnic tables under a covered shelter, park benches, a gazebo (no seating), and a lovely fountain.

Thank Kiliki6
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great unexpected County Fair event; Great deals and Walking Taco was the best. Lotsa Vendors and Selections.

Thank lindacspears
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Grant Park is located near the center of downtown Galena, Illinois on a hill on the banks of the Galena River. Galena is a small town in Northwestern Illinois and is located about 165 miles west of Chicago and about 100 miles east of Waterloo,...More

Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Just a short walk across the pedestrian bridge (beautiful views!), over the river, to the well-maintained Grant Park. Old war trophy canons and a large statue of General Grant. Well worth the stroll across the bridge.

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My husband and I have gone to Galena 3 times in the last year and we love it here. This time my nubby decided to bring his Metal Detector to do some "treasure hunting", while he did that I walked the park and then took...More

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is one of the loviest parks. It has interesting statues and cannons with plaques to read that give you historical facts. The view over the river is breathtaking. It is truly an old fashioned park and one you will enjoy.

Thank set2go52
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Great park! Views, monuments, history and flora. There is also a walking bridge to Main St area. Stop and enjoy!!

Thank ReneeCarlson
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Julie G
11 September 2017|
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Response from iowa_mom_ks | Reviewed this property |
We took a short drive to Elizabeth from Galena. There is a big antique mall in the former high school and a couple places on the Main Street (highway 20), plus a little cafe/coffee/sandwich place. Also a fort. We stayed in... More