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Elihu B. Washburne House State Historic Site

Elihu B. Washburne House State Historic Site
Elihu B. Washburne House State Historic Site
Elihu B. Washburne House State Historic Site
Elihu B. Washburne House State Historic Site
Elihu B. Washburne House State Historic Site
908 3rd St Galena, Illinois 61036 | 815-777-3310
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Temporarily Closed until further notice. 

Elihu B. Washburne was a prominent Galena attorney and later a popular U.S. Congressman (1853-1869), political advisor to Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant and ambassador to France (1869-1877). Visit the Library where General Grant received the election night news via telegraph that he was elected as President. The house is a state historic site managed by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency and tours are given by the International Order of the Questers. Open Seasonally; May through October; Fridays & Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Group Attendee Capacity: 44 People  Tour Length: 30 Minutes Group Reservations Required Group Rates Available Wheelchair Accessible