105 N Bench St Galena, Illinois USA


Construction date: documented 1855*

Current name:

Smith House



Bay window


Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Galena Historic District

Area(s) of Significance:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2.5-story domestic building in the Federal style built in 1855. The building is rectangular in plan. The foundation is limestone. Exterior walls are brick. The building has a side-gable roof. Windows are original wood 1/1; 1/6 double- or single-hung. The porch is original, Less than full-height entry; Wood materials; Half-hipped roof; Classical; Doric columns. Doors are original wood glazed; flush with transom.

* Date source: Galena Daily Advertiser - June 5, 1855

Description generated by RuskinARC.