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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    Aug, 19

  • Walk with General Grant Tour

    July 4 @ 10:00 am - October 10 @ 11:00 am

    Every Saturday May through October! No one knows downtown like our own General Grant. He’s more than happy to take you and your family...

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    Aug, 20

  • Galena Virtual Family Fitness Event Weekend

    September 12 - September 13

    Run,  Hike,  Bike,  Kayak  or any activity of your choosing, for the benefit of Galena’s Historical Society and Emergency Response Teams.  No Fee Required –...

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    Oct, 19

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

    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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