Grant’s Leather Store


While Grant’s years in Galena were not many, they were seminal. Learn about Ulysses S. Grant’s ascension from ordinary clerk in his father’s leather good stores to Commander of Union Forces during the Civil War to President of the United States. See Grant’s boot, his cigar, and his bow tie. Explore Grant’s relationships with his fellow Galenians and witness a mockup of the leather store in which Grant got his start.

Grant & Perkins Leather Store