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Address: 123 N Commerce St, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815 777 3310
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Description: Vendors peddled their wares at this Greek Revival Market House in the 19th...
Vendors peddled their wares at this Greek Revival Market House in the 19th century, which now hosts changing exhibits, meetings and special events.
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Friendly, helpful visitor information and coupons located here. Counter surrounded by interesting President U.S. Grant memorabilia. Extensive exhibits for a free stop. Even... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Friendly, helpful visitor information and coupons located here. Counter surrounded by interesting President U.S. Grant memorabilia. Extensive exhibits for a free stop. Even includes Galena Boy Scout Jamboree mugs, patches and neckerchief collection.

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Charleston, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This building had the largest collection of Grant items of anywhere we visited. Be sure to stop as it also has info about other landmarks.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We started our touring of Galena here. It was very informative and had a place for kids to sit and play checkers!

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Winneconne, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Very friendly and knowledgeable about history of Galena an general Grant . Fits well with the history of the town

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Filled with information on Ulysses Grant! I loved this building and the information inside! The people inside were also very helpful in providing information on the town of Galena and things to do.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A wealth of information in this building. We learned so much about U. S. Grant and his family. The women working in the information center were so very helpful explaining any questions we had. In addition, they were more than anxious to give us maps and literature on other things we should see in the area.

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Michigan Center, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It's not a large place, but it's packed with a lot of interesting information and artifacts. Lots of information about President Grant and the Civil War.

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OntheGoLady
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It is a wonderful museum and enjoyed so much learning about the battles of the Civil War and all the other great historical items found there. Knowing the history of the building and how the people used it to sell whatever they had was real interesting

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Galena, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is where you want to stop in Galena if your looking for some information about the area. Susan and Sally are very helpful.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It was small but it serves it' s purpose a little history and helpful information about the town. You should stop in before exploring Main St. to find out what's going on in town.

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