Founded in 1938, the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society Home to the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum
Board of Directors December 2016: First row left to right: Bill Karberg, Christine Harris, President, Kathleen Morgan. Standing: Bill Butts, Vice President, Nancy Breed, Executive Director (standing), Mary Jo Losey, Marge Cooke, Steve Coates, Vickie Gratton, Secretary, Pam Doyle (not pictured), Treasurer, Chris Allendorf.
Gateway to History.
The Society shall, through its collection, Museum, and other resources, educate and culturally enrich the public about the history and material culture of Galena, Jo Daviess County, and the Upper Mississippi River Lead Mine District of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa and Ulysses S. Grant
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