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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    May, 20

  • U.S. Grant Trivia Contest

    May 20 @ 8:00 am - June 8 @ 12:00 am

    We are having fun with Grant history and invite you to join in! The History Channel will debut a new three-part miniseries about Grant...

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    Oct, 19

  • Cemetery Walk 2020

    September 26 - September 27

    Actors present living histories September 26 & 27 GALENA, IL — Performers of the September 26 & 27 Cemetery Walk in 2020 will explore...

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    Oct, 19

  • The Other Side of the Anvil 2020: Oct. 17 and 18

    513 Bouthillier Street

    October 17 - October 18

    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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