50th Annual Tour of Historic Homes

Coming in 2017 the 50th Annual Tour

of Historic Galena Homes

 September 23 and 24

Check back for details of this anniversary event!

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 public for an entire weekend. We’re asking a lot, we know. Yet every year, roughly a half dozen properties are, indeed, offered up for touring, giving lovers of history, quality American workmanship and even quirky ingenuity the opportunity to see why Galena’s 19th Century architecture and interiors are second to none. What can we possibly do for an encore next year, upon the Tour’s 50th anniversary? We’ve got some ideas…


Some Highlights from the 2016 Home Tour