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U.S. Grant's 199th Birthday Celebration

Saturday, April 17, 2021 - Sunday, April 18, 2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

U.S. Grant's 199th Birthday Celebration

Join in on a fun-filled weekend of activities in celebration of President U.S. Grant’s 199th Birthday.

The festivities begin at 10:00 am with a Main Street Walking Tour with General U.S. Grant beginning at the DeSoto House Hotel. The excitement continues at 11:00 am with the annual Pie and Gift Basket Auction in the parking lot of Spotsie’s – 403 S Main St. President Abraham Lincoln will be acting as the Master of Ceremonies/Auctioneer.

General Grant will conduct a second Main Street Walking Tour at noon for those that could not attend the earlier excursion, and of course, the Galena & U.S. Grant History Museum (211 S Bench St) will open its doors with free admission all weekend.

President Lincoln, having finished another wildly successful auction, will address the good people of Galena – presenting the “Genesis of the Gettysburg Address” at the DeSoto House Hotel.

403 S. Main St and Galena & U.S. Grant Museum
211 S. Bench Street
Galena, IL 61036

(815) 777-9129

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Admission: Free Admission

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