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#1 of 9 Sights & Landmarks in Galena Country
We wandered over to the Grant home just to take in the view of Galena and were entranced by the docent starting a tour on the front porch.
Make sure you walk around the area to see some awesome views of the Galena area!
#2 of 9 Sights & Landmarks in Galena Country
Excellent site!
Only two families owned this home, until it was purchased by the State of Illinois in 1968 and became a state historic site managed by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.
Root Beer Revelry Galena, IL
#3 of 9 Sights & Landmarks in Galena Country
#4 of 9 Sights & Landmarks in Galena Country
Open daily from 9 to 5, the Old Market House is a must stop for tourists looking to arrange for guided tours and to establish an itinerary of sites to see and things to do and places to eat and sleep.
Be sure to stop as it also has info about other landmarks.
Dowling House Galena, IL
#5 of 9 Sights & Landmarks in Galena Country
This was our first stop on a last minute decision of taking a trolley tour to see the sights!
This was one of the best sites we visited because we learned a lot!
Apple River Fort Elizabeth, IL
#6 of 9 Sights & Landmarks in Galena Country
Apple River Fort, known today as the Apple River Fort State Historic Site, was one of many frontier forts hastily constructed by settlers in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin following the onset of the Blac...
Constructed between 1996 and 1997 by a non-profit organization, it is based on earlier archaeological investigations of the site which revealed information about the layout and settlement at the fort.
Belvedere Mansion Galena, IL
#7 of 9 Sights & Landmarks in Galena Country
It is located on the east side of the Galena River, so you do have a great view of Galena and the river.
We really enjoyed this site!
#8 of 9 Sights & Landmarks in Galena Country
Dittmar Farms Elizabeth, IL
#9 of 9 Sights & Landmarks in Galena Country