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Ranked #1 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Museums
Owner description: Historical, working blacksmith shop/museum in Galena. We look forward to seeing you at the end of April when we open for... more » Owner description: Historical, working blacksmith shop/museum in Galena. We look forward to seeing you at the end of April when we open for next season! « less
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Ranked #2 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: This Italianate-style brick house, with original furnishings, looks very much as it did in 1865 when a group of townspeople... more » Owner description: This Italianate-style brick house, with original furnishings, looks very much as it did in 1865 when a group of townspeople presented it as a gift to Ulysses S. Grant on his victorious return from the Civil War. « less
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Ranked #3 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: It's worth the climb up the steep stairway to see what's inside this lovely Italianate home built in 1858: an actual lead... more » Owner description: It's worth the climb up the steep stairway to see what's inside this lovely Italianate home built in 1858: an actual lead mine, Civil War memorabilia, items honoring Ulysses S. Grant (including an original painting depicting Robert E. Lee's surrender to Grant), plus other historical articles from Galena and Jo Daviess County. « less
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Ranked #4 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #6 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #7 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
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Ranked #9 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Vendors peddled their wares at this Greek Revival Market House in the 19th century, which now hosts changing exhibits,... more » Owner description: Vendors peddled their wares at this Greek Revival Market House in the 19th century, which now hosts changing exhibits, meetings and special events. « less
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Ranked #10 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #11 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #12 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The green drapes from "Gone with the Wind" are one of the many interesting items on display at this 22-room Italianate-style... more » Owner description: The green drapes from "Gone with the Wind" are one of the many interesting items on display at this 22-room Italianate-style home. Built in 1857, the mansion now exhibits period furnishings and also includes items from the estate of flamboyant entertainer Liberace. « less
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Ranked #13 of 14 attractions in Galena
Category: Museums
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Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: You can buy original art directly from the artists in a casual inviting gallery and studio setting or online. See works in... more » Owner description: You can buy original art directly from the artists in a casual inviting gallery and studio setting or online. See works in progress and meet the artists. We sell original paintings of a select group of artists with a focus on both quality and affordability. Unique Chicago Skyline and Chicago Cityscape Paintings, Powerful Paintings of the John Hancock and Sears Tower, Whimsical Jazz and Blues Paintings, Glowing Large Abstract Paintings, Lush Contemporary Landscape Paintings, Fantastic Poppy Paintings. All our paintings are ready to hang, with the paintings continuing around the sides. Custom Commissions can be done to your size, color and thematic needs. Many clients and collectors come to us with ideas, photos and visions. Most commissions are done within 3 weeks. Your satisfaction is always guaranteed, or your money back. Purchase online or visit our gallery. This is a collection of original contemporary paintings and prints by Chicago artists Joseph Catanzaro and Kathleen Patrick. It includes abstracts, floral, people, music, wine, landscapes and cubist artwork. « less
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