Other places, you get the honor of reading a plaque or staring at an empty field to appreciate their history. In Galena, however, you get to experience it and interact with it - go into the houses, walk around the fort, see where the villages were built!
We could bore you with all the regular historic sites - Grant Home, The Old Market House, the Dowling House, and the History Museum. But those are all givens, you know about them, and plenty of other websites and blogs have beaten that dead horse enough to make Dostoyevsky feel like he needs to up his game. Read on to learn about some of the more ‘hidden' historical sites around Galena. Then you'll be the cool kid in town who knows about that sort of stuff.