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U.S. Grant Home State Historic Site

500 Bouthillier Street, Galena, IL 61036, USA

On August 18, 1865, citizens of Galena celebrated the return of Civil War hero Gen. Ulysses S. Grant by presenting him with this handsome home. The house is typical of the Italianate style and is furnished with many original items from the Grant family.

 

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Directions

Galena is located off of U.S. 20; follow signs to the Grant home. Galena is 160 miles from Chicago; 85 miles from Moline; and 95 miles from Madison, Wisconsin.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, information, museum, tours.

Regular Events

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Admission Fee

Suggested donations, adults $3.00, children (17 and under) $1.00.

Hours

Wednesday-Sunday: 9:00 A.M.-4:45 P.M.; Closed: most state and federal holidays.

Phone

815-777-3310

Website

http://www.granthome.com »

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