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Address: Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL
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A Nice Evening Stroll

We took an evening stroll over the bridge after dinner. The park is a nice tribute to Grant and some of the cannons used throughout history. It had a beautiful overlook of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We took an evening stroll over the bridge after dinner. The park is a nice tribute to Grant and some of the cannons used throughout history. It had a beautiful overlook of the entire city of Galena and is an excellent location for a family picnic or event.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A lovely space with a pergola and captured German guns from World War I, along with a statute of Ulysses S Grant, "Our Citizen" as the town folks labeled him.

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A beautiful city park, very scenic. I enjoyed the cannons and monuments that were part of the park. This would be an excellent location for a picnic!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We took a stroll along the river and had a Picnic overlooking Galena. There is a statue of General Grant, a couple of canons, but nice to take a few minutes off.

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We took our toddler there. There is a swing set and lots of canons to climb. Although Galena so now canons during the civil war, it adds to the mystique of the area since Grant was a Civil War General. I am always blown away at how people used to live, so walking along seeing the canons in a nice... More 

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minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Grant park is an easy walk from downtown Galena. It features a well maintained park and several historical cannons and of course the large statue of Grant. There is a bridge that takes you over the river. Enjoy a nice stroll here!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We did not want to drive thru congested downtown area. Simply parked at Grant Park and there is a pedestrian bridge (over the canal) to the downtown main street. Many good photo ops on the bridge or along the bank. Also couple interesting foreign canon displays (Spanish colonial & WW2 German big gun).

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Upstate NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Walked around this park. Beautifully maintained. The park was being used by locals and tourists. Cannons on display along with Grants statue

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Central Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

very clean and well-maintained park in a residential neighborhood; there are several pieces of military weaponry on display, plus you can get your picture taken at the Ulysses Grant statue

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Belleville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Walked over to the park mostly to see Grant's statue. Lovely walk from downtown Galena to the park. If you are willing you can actually walk from downtown through the park and few blocks further to Grant's Home. (A lot of uphill)

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Address: Address: Park Ave (600 Block), Galena, IL
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena

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