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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    Oct, 15

  • Cemetery Walk

    309 Hill St

    June 8 - June 9

    Each summer, the Historical Society produces a special event that highlights the stories of past generations of Galenians. We do that through Cemetery Walk,...

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    Apr, 19

  • Cemetery Walk – Indoor Event

    309 Hill St

    June 14 @ 7:30 pm - June 15 @ 8:30 pm

    Each summer, the Historical Society produces a special event that highlights the stories of past generations of Galenians. We do that through Cemetery Walk,...

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    Jan, 18

  • Heroes for History Stair Challenge

    211 S. Bench Street

    September 7

    The 5K on STAIRoids The Heroes for History Stair Challenge ” is a 5K competitive run/fun walk with Galena’s iconic Green Street stairs as...

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    Jan, 18

  • Tour of Historic Galena Homes

    211 S. Bench Street

    September 28 - September 29

    It’s a labor of love, really… this business of asking owners of Galena’s rich cache of historic buildings to open their homes to the...

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