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Historic Galena, IL

Historic Galena

A small town with a turn of the century charm, Galena offers art galleries, antique and eclectic shopping, coffee shops, confections and ice cream parlors, casual and fine dining, along with several historic sites, including the home of President Ulysses S. Grant and the famous Belvedere Mansion. The Galena Historic District has over 1000 buildings constructed before 1900 and was labeled by TripAdvisor (2011) among its top-ten charming small towns. It is estimated that Galena has over one million visitors per year.


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