Upcoming Events


The Galena & U.S. Grant Museum team works to bring history to the community through innovative, year-round programming. Our events are informative and entertaining, and they engage people of all ages in the dialogue of local, regional and national history.

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    Mar, 21

  • Galena History Hunt

    March 20 @ 12:00 am - April 18 @ 4:00 pm

    The Galena History Hunt! A Family-friendly Outdoor Adventure The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society introduces The Galena History Hunt. Explore Galena on a fun-filled...

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  • 24

    Mar, 21

  • Grant’s 199th Birthday Celebration!

    211 S. Bench Street

    April 17

    Join us for a FUN-filled weekend of activities in celebration of President U.S. Grant’s 199th Birthday. The festivities begin at 10:00 am with a...

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  • 21

    Oct, 19

  • The Other Side of the Anvil 2021: Oct. 16 and 17

    513 Bouthillier Street

    October 16 - October 17

    Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society’s Old Blacksmith Shop, in partnership with the Upper Midwest Blacksmith Association (UMBA), will present a special hands-on event and...

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