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April 2019

U.S. Grant Birthday Weekend

April 12 - April 14
Galena History Museum, 211 S. Bench Street
Galena, IL 61036 United States
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Each year the museum celebrates the birthday of Galena’s favorite citizen, Civil War hero and our 18th president, Ulysses S. Grant. Did you know that U.S. Grant lived in Galena prior to the Civil War and ran for president while living in Galena? Learn more about his life here during our annual Grant birthday celebration, which includes a state dinner on Saturday, April 13.  See more details about Dinner with the Grants and the schedule for Friday, April 12 through…

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President Grant’s State Dinner

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, 444 Eagle Ridge Dr
Galena, IL 61036 United States
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Buy tickets online or by calling (815) 777-9129 before April 8. President and Mrs. Grant invite you to attend this grand occasion. • Spectacular 5-course meal inspired by dishes the Grants served at the White House, along with a glass of "Grant Punch" • Opportunity to sit at the head table with the Grants • Brief Live Auction of one-of-a-kind experiential items (proceeds to benefit the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society) • Cash bar • Semi-formal or period attire appropriate…

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