605 S Prospect St Galena, Illinois USA

Cpt. Daniel Smith Harris House

Construction date: 1855

Current name:

Steamboat House B&B


Gothic Revival.

Bay window

Historical Summary:

The first owner was Captain Daniel Sith Harris who arrived in Galena in 1823. He was a miner and a lieutenant in the army; he commanded a company in the Blackhawk War in 1832. He he was a steamboat owner and captain of the "Grey Eagle"

Significant Owner(s):

1st owner: Captain Daniel Smith Harris


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-story domestic building in the Gothic Revival style built in 1855. The building is t in plan. The foundation is not visible. Exterior walls are brick. The building has a cross gable roof clad in asphalt shingles. Windows are original wood 1/1 double- or single-hung, poined arch. The porch is original or historic, Full-width, one-story; Brick materials; Half-hipped roof; Chamfered supports. Doors are original or historic wood glazed, paneled with transom, sidelights, pilasters.

Description generated by RuskinARC.