History & Architecture

The rich history of Galena/Jo Daviess County allows a look back into the 19th century. During this time period, Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant walked the streets, and the coal industry was booming.  Here you can walk the historic main streets filled with 19th century storefronts, homes, churches, hotels, train depots, town halls and more. Named on the National Register of Historic Places, Jo Daviess County is a definite place to see!

Attractions & Tours

From mansion tours to a look into the Old Mine District, the historic attractions and tours of Galena/Jo Daviess County offer something for everyone’s interest. Discover the Linmar Gardens where you can take a guided tour through 3.5 acres of gardens. Check out Galena Carriage Co., where you can take romantic or family-fun carriage rides. To find out more information on attractions and tours, call 877.464.2536!

Historic Sites & Museums

Discover outstanding history of Galena/Jo Daviess County with the finest historic sites and museums in Illinois. Take in amazing 19th century architecture, go back in time with historic sites, travel through attractions and enjoy guided tours. When it comes to this small town in Illinois, Galena offers an exceptional historic experience. From the Old Blacksmith Shop to the Ulysses S. Grant Home historic site, there is so much to see!

Explore the 19th century of Galena/Jo Daviess County with the finest historic sites, museums, attractions and tours. Jo Daviess County provides so much to do and see during your visit! Call 877.464.2536 today for more information.


 

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