This log-built structure was used as a refuge for the women and children of the Galena area during the Blackhawk War of 1832. ... More
Old Stockade on the Cobblestone Street
This log-built structure was used as a refuge for the women and children of the Galena area during the Blackhawk War of 1832. Galena's history from 1820s is traced in historical displays. The Old Stockade is open every Sunday, from 1pm to 4 pm.
Marilyn is a wonderful preservationist and has a lovely outlook on old treasures. This is a great tour and overall makes you feel just, good.It is amazing to see such architecture still stnading and that someone is still working to preserve it.
Built in 1826, this is the oldest home in Galena. The home is built of native limestone and served as
both a trading post, and a residence. It is furnished with primitives, and a collection of Galena pottery.
This 22 room, Italianate mansion was built in 1857, for the Ambassador to Belgium. The home is furnished with Victorian
pieces, items from Liberace's estate, and the green drapes from \"Gone With The Wind.\"
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