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Galena Welcome Center

Old Market House State Historic Site
123 N. Commerce St.
Galena, IL 61036
9a.m. – 5p.m. Daily

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3rd Annual Grant's Home Front & Reenactment

Galena River Bank
101 Bouthillier St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.4100

Event Dates


Civil War encampments are back in town. Swarms of 1860s blue and grey uniformed soldiers will blend into the historic skyline of Galena. Civilians in period-correct attire will grace the camp in living history fashion. The public is invited to watch the proceedings of camp life and witness the reenactment then relax and enjoy a classic Sanitary Fair.

April 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Living history camp
Battle at 11:30 a.m.
Sanitary Fair & Bazaar
Live music and dancing

April 24
Church service at 9 a.m.
Living history camp
Battle at 11:30 a.m.
Soldiers aid society meeting followed by Ladies Tea & Entertainment.