We really enjoyed our tour at the Washburne House. Our tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable, and she kept it short and sweet. Highly recommend!
Guided tour lasts about 35 minutes. The house is well preserved and the docent was knowledgeable and engaging. The Washburne family were very involved in US history. Stop by to learn about them and their connections to Presidents Lincoln and Grant. They do not charge a fee…
Wonderful historic home with knowledgeable guides. Close to Aldrich House. Scenic neighborhood to stroll.
I have been to Galena many times but, I hadn't know about this historic home until this visit. Mr Washburne had a significant impact on our country and two presidents. The tour is worth it just, to get a glimpse into his life and family. Docents are all volunteers. They are…
The first thing you have to know about Elihu Washburne is he probably was the most important and most influential politician you never heard about. He was a close friend and ally of Abraham Lincoln and he was a close friend and ally of Ulysses S. Grant. He helped to put Grant in…