Walking on grounds of Grant Home U.S. Grant Home State Historic Site

Ulysses S. Grant Home

In 1865, following a jubilant procession with many flags waving and speeches, a group of Galena citizens presented General Grant with a handsomely furnished house on Bouthillier Street on his return from the Civil War. It was opened to the public in 1904 and is now managed by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency as the U.S. Grant Home State Historic Site. Tour the home of the United States 18th president, Ulysses S. Grant, with many original furnishings on show.

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