Bird's-eye View of Galena
Title:
Bird's-eye View of Galena
Galena Illinois (IL), White Border unused


Episcopal-Church. Prospect Street
Title:
Episcopal-Church. Prospect Street
Galena Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



High School Steps
Title:
High School Steps
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen unused


Main Street Looking South
Title:
Main Street Looking South
Galena Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1947 Oct-13



First State and Savings Bank
Title:
First State and Savings Bank
Galena Illinois (IL), White Border PM Feb-5


Quality Hill, Pilot Knob in Distance
Title:
Quality Hill, Pilot Knob in Distance
Galena Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1949 Feb-4



Main Street Looking North from Washington Street
Title:
Main Street Looking North from Washington Street
Galena Illinois (IL), White Border unused


General U.S. Grant's Home Before the War
Title:
General U.S. Grant's Home Before the War
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back



Interior of Galena Public Library
Title:
Interior of Galena Public Library
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Birds Eye View
Title:
Birds Eye View
Galena Illinois (IL), Real Photo



Grant Park
Title:
Grant Park
Galena Illinois (IL), Real Photo unused


Grant Memorial Home
Title:
Grant Memorial Home
Galena Illinois (IL), Real Photo unused

Description:
KRUXO



Study, US Grant Home
Title:
Study, US Grant Home
Galena Illinois (IL), Real Photo unused


Old Market House
Title:
Old Market House
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Opened June 27, 1846. This Greek Revival structure is the oldest Market House in the Midwest and is a State Memorial.



Gen. Grant's Home After the War
Title:
Gen. Grant's Home After the War
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1909 Aug-25


Grant Park Fountain
Title:
Grant Park Fountain
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1911 Mar-06



Main Street Looking North
Title:
Main Street Looking North
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Henry Brueckner A pioneer Illinois city, rich in historical lore of stagecoach, river boats and early mining days of civil war era. Dexter Press, Inc.


Chestnut Mountain Lodge
Title:
Chestnut Mountain Lodge
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
All year round 80 room resort, 2 dining rooms, 2 cocktail lounges, Heated Pool, Skiing, Horseback Riding, Fishing, Excursion Boat, Private Docks, Galena Tours. Convention Parties and Banquets welcome.



Looking South on Main Street
Title:
Looking South on Main Street
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Joe E. Clark A city of hills and history, Robertson's Drug store occupies location of first Post Office in northern Illinois. Dexter Press Inc.


Palace Cottage Court
Title:
Palace Cottage Court
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Roy Oldenburg, Prop. Located on US Highway 20, two miles west of Galena, Illinois. 20 units with private bath. AAA recommended. Dexter Press, Inc.



Chestnut Mountain Lodge, "The General"
Title:
Chestnut Mountain Lodge, "The General"
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
817-777-1320. The General -- you'll long remember a moonlight cruise and dancing party aboard our beautiful excursion boat. Enclosed lower deck has a snack bar, upper deck is equipped with beach chairs for relaxing. Koppel Color Cards


View of Town
Title:
View of Town
Galena Illinois (IL), Jumbo/Large Format unused



Boy Scouts in Grant Park
Title:
Boy Scouts in Grant Park
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Grandview Inn
Title:
Grandview Inn
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Across from General Grant's home



High School Steps
Title:
High School Steps
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen unused


Chestnut Mountain Resort
Title:
Chestnut Mountain Resort
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
14 ski slopes



Chestnut Mountain Lodge
Title:
Chestnut Mountain Lodge
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome PM Oct-14

Description:
815-777-1320. All year round 80 room resort, 2 dining rooms, 2 cocktail lounges, heated pool, skiing, horseback riding, fishing, excursion boat, private docks, Galena Tours. Convention parties and banquets welcome


Main Street
Title:
Main Street
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Main Street Looking North, Galena, Illinois. Pioneer Illinois city rich in historical lore of stagecoach, riverboat and early mining days of Civil War era Dexter Press Inc



Old Market House
Title:
Old Market House
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Openend June 27, 1846. This Greek Revival structure is the oldest Market House in the Midwest and is a State Memorial Dexter Press, Inc


Two Pre-Civil War Homes
Title:
Two Pre-Civil War Homes
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Two Pre-Civil War Homes in historical Galena in northwestern Illinois. Here are splendid examples of the "steam-boat architecture." Dexter Press, Inc



Statue of General U. S. Grant
Title:
Statue of General U. S. Grant
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Erected in honor of Galena's "First Citizen" in 1892. Dedicated by Chauncey DePew. Johanes Galert of Chicago was the sculptor. Presented by Herman Kohisaat


Grant Memorial Home
Title:
Grant Memorial Home
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Presented to General U.S. Grant by the citizens of Galena in 1865. Maintained by the State of Illinois Division of Parks and Memorials



High School Steps
Title:
High School Steps
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Galena
Title:
Galena
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Looking upstairs on Washington Street connecting three street levels. On second street level is church where General Grant worshipped. Galena's oldest fire station may be seen opposite church



St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church
Title:
St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
The first church on this site, designed and built in 1842 by the famous Dominican Priest and Architect, Rev. Charles Samuel Mazzuchelli, but destroyed by fire in 1856. Present edifice also designed by Father Mazzuchelli. Opened for Public Devotion, Dec. 8th, 1863.


General U. S. Grant's Home
Title:
General U. S. Grant's Home
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused



Home Of General U. S. Grant
Title:
Home Of General U. S. Grant
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
This home was built in 1857 by Alexander Jackson. Eight years later it was purchased by the City of Galena, furnished and presented to General U.S. Grant on his return from the Civil War. In 1904 the heirs of the Grant estate deeded it to the City as a memorial to their father. In 1932 it became a state memorial and is open to the public daily. Admission free.


Main Street Looking North
Title:
Main Street Looking North
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Pioneer Illinois city rich in historical lore of stagecoach, riverboat and early mining days of Civil War era.



Two Pre-Civil War Homes
Title:
Two Pre-Civil War Homes
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Two Pre-Civil War homes in historical Galena in north-western Illinois. Here are splendid examples of the "steam-boat architecture."


First House No. 1, Washington St. Steps
Title:
First House No. 1, Washington St. Steps
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
The Galena Volunteer Fire Co. was organized Feb. 1st 1830. Inside of Fire House can be seen a hand-drawn, and manually operated 1855 pumper. The Washington St. Steps ascend from Bench St. to Prospect and to High Streets.



James M. Ryan Mansion
Title:
James M. Ryan Mansion
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
This 24-room mansion built by millionaire James M. Ryan about 100 years ago, contains 10 private baths, 12 marble fireplace, parquet floors. It is located on the grounds of Palace Motel, two miles West of Galena, Illinois, on U.S. Highway 20. There are guest accommodations available. Roy Oldenburg, Prop. - Phone:43.


Galena
Title:
Galena
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Looking upstairs on Washington Street connecting three street levels. On second street level is church where General Grant worshipped. Galend's oldest fire station may be seen opposite church



Looking South On Main Street
Title:
Looking South On Main Street
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
City of hills and history. Robertson's Drug Store on right occupies location of first post office in northern Illinois


Galena First Presbyterian Church
Title:
Galena First Presbyterian Church
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
This is the oldest church in historic Galena, the granite capitol of Pre-Civil War times in North-western Illinois.



Grace Episcopal Church
Title:
Grace Episcopal Church
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Founded 1827, erected 1847. Stained glass windows imported from Belgium. The delicate silvery tones of the 1838 one-manual organ have been strengthened by an electric blower.


Grant Memorial Home
Title:
Grant Memorial Home
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Presented to General U. S. Grant by the citizens of Galena in 1865. Maintained by the State of Illinois Division of Parks and Memorial



First Presbyterian Church
Title:
First Presbyterian Church
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Founded 1828, erected 1838, oldest Presbyterian church in Illinois in continuous use.


St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Title:
St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Organized 1858. church building dedicated 1864. Stands at the highest point in "Old Galena". At night, the lighted steeple can be seen for several miles.



St. Michael's Church
Title:
St. Michael's Church
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Founded 1832, designed by Father Samuel Charles Mazzuchelli, O.P., known as the "Cradle of catholicity" in the Northwest. It was a flourishing parish before the first catholic church was founded in Chicago.


First Presbyterian Church
Title:
First Presbyterian Church
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome PM 1957

Description:
Founded 1828 - erected 1838. Oldest Presbyterian church in Illinois in continues use



Kitchen General U. S. Grant Home
Title:
Kitchen General U. S. Grant Home
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
The kitchen in the General U. S. Grant home is furnished with typical furnishings of the 1865 period. The cook stove, the old iron type with warming over, the iron kettles and earthenware are genuine antiques. The furniture is solid walnut. Bennington pictures and English China dishes adorn the table and old fashioned cupboard.


Home Of General U. S. Grant
Title:
Home Of General U. S. Grant
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
This home was built in 1857 by Alexander Jackson. Eight years later it was purchased by the City of Galena, furnished and presented to General U. S. Grant on his return of the Civil War. In 1904 the heirs of the Grant estate deeded it to the City as a memorial to their father. In 1932 it became a state memorial and is open to the public daily form 9A. M. to 5 P. M. admission Free.



Grace Episcopal Church
Title:
Grace Episcopal Church
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
The organ in this church is over one hundred years old and was brought from New York city by way of New Orleans and from there up the Mississippi River. It has a beautiful walnut altar carved by Guster of New York and a lectern carved by Gronner of Galena. The windows are of imported Belgian stained glass


Palisades South Prospect St
Title:
Palisades South Prospect St
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen unused



First Presbyterian Church
Title:
First Presbyterian Church
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
The First Presbyterian Church of Galena, Illinois, is the oldest church building in the Old Northwest Territory still used regularly for services. It was built out of native limestone in 1838 under the leadership of the Rev. Aratus Kent, pioneer churchman and educator, who founded schools and churches all over this territory. The steeple, patterned after the Old South Church in Boston, was added about 1850


Flood, Mar. 24 1913
Title:
Flood, Mar. 24 1913
Galena Illinois (IL), Real Photo PM 1913 Apr-03



Main Street North from Green Street
Title:
Main Street North from Green Street
Galena Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1948 Mar-06


Main Street, Looking North from Washington St.
Title:
Main Street, Looking North from Washington St.
Galena Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1947 Oct-07



St. Mary's Hospital, Franklin Street
Title:
St. Mary's Hospital, Franklin Street
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1906 Aug-22


Illinois Central Railroad Depot
Title:
Illinois Central Railroad Depot
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Bob Coyle In continuous use since 1857 when it was built. Gen U.S. Grant and family left from this station to go to Washington when the nation elected him the 18th President of the United States. Koppell Color Cards



Court House, North Bench Street
Title:
Court House, North Bench Street
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1908 Mar-11


Palace Cottage court
Title:
Palace Cottage court
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome

Description:
Palace Cottage Court, Roy Oldenburg, Prop. Located on U.S. Highway 20, two miles west of Galena, Illinois. 20 Units with private bath. AAA recommended. Dexter Press, Inc.



Greetings from Galena
Title:
Greetings from Galena
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused


Greetings From Galena Illinois
Title:
Greetings From Galena Illinois
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Key To Views On The Other Side:- G-General Grant Statue A-Stairway L-Soldiers' Monument E-Museum N-River View A-Gen. Lee's Surrender to Gen. Grant



Looking South on Main Street
Title:
Looking South on Main Street
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused


Home of Ulysses S. Grant
Title:
Home of Ulysses S. Grant
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused

Description:
Ulysses S. Grant, eighteenth President of the United States, was born at Point Pleasant, Ohio, on April 27th, 1822. He was graduated at West Point Academy in 1843, served through the Mexican War (1846-48), and was commander of the Union forces in the Civil War (1861-65). On Aug. 2nd, 1848, he was married to Julia Dent. Before the outbreak of the Civil War, their home was in Galena, Ill. Grant died on July 23d, 1885, and his wife in 1904. They are both buried in an imposing tomb erected in Riverside Park, New York City, overlooking the Hudson



Illinois Centran and Chicago & Northwestern Station
Title:
Illinois Centran and Chicago & Northwestern Station
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


The New High School on Prospect St
Title:
The New High School on Prospect St
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Birger Dry Goods Co's New Beautiful Store
Title:
Birger Dry Goods Co's New Beautiful Store
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Hotel de Soto
Title:
Hotel de Soto
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen

Description:
On US Highway 20. A quaint mining town, rich in scenic beauty, romance and historic fame, draws thousands of tourists and artists each year



The Levee
Title:
The Levee
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1911 Jun-29


Looking South on Main Street
Title:
Looking South on Main Street
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
City of hills and history. Robertson's Drug Store occupies location of first Post Office in northern Illinois



First Methodist Church
Title:
First Methodist Church
Galena Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Series 31107-B Built in 1856. The Ulysses S. Grant family worshipped in this church. Old Fire House No. 1 may be seen on the left


St Mary's Hospital
Title:
St Mary's Hospital
Galena Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Fountain In Grant Park
Title:
Fountain In Grant Park
Galena Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Lead And Zinc Mine
Title:
Lead And Zinc Mine
Galena Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Lower Main St
Title:
Lower Main St
Galena Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1915 Sep-27


Washington Street Steps
Title:
Washington Street Steps
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen unused



Gen. U.S. Grant's Home, Before The War
Title:
Gen. U.S. Grant's Home, Before The War
Galena Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Galena, a beautiful and picturesque city, often referred to as the ""Little Switzerland of America."" is proud of its native son, U.S. Grant, a loyal resident of this city before and after the war




Total: 79 Items