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“tour” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dowling House

Dowling House
Ranked #17 of 44 things to do in Galena
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Aviston, Illinois
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

The home was very interesting and the guide was very knowledgable of the history. restored very well

Visited October 2012
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English first
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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406 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“A wonderful step into the past”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

Our guide had us transported in time from the very first! Her stories and facts were so interesting and intriguing. While the house itself is small and you think you could breeze through it quite quickly, our guide took her time and gave us excellent insight into the house's past.

Visited August 2012
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Thank christine102262
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Dousman, Wisconsin
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73 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Good Tour”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

Short tour, good information...the price could have been a little cheaper. After the tour we both left with a feeling of - "that's it".

Make sure to ask tons of questions or your tour will be only what the guide is suppose to say

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank HCFamily
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Joliet, Illinois
Level Contributor
19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Interesting home and history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

Guided 3o min tour of the home. Very informative, we learned a lot of the history of Galena, which was good since we knew nothing.

Visited September 2012
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Thank misnjay05
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Saint Charles, Illinois
Level Contributor
48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Definitely worthwhile”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2012

So much history. Our tour guide was full of information about the original owners and the subsequent ones. She was incredibly knowledgeable.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Valerie P
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