Tours of Homes

Presented by the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society, the 48th annual Tour of Historic Galena Homes will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept 26 and 27, from 9 am to 5 pm both days.

This year, the tour will consist of five homes: The Jail Hill Inn, the Bench Street Bungalow, the Owl House, the Fricke House and the Dezoya House.

The tour will be held rain or shine. Tickets are $17 and include admission to the Galena & U. S. Grant Museum. A free shuttle service among the homes will operate on Saturday.

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or call 815-777-9129.