Historic Resources of Galena, Illinois

  • 523 S Main St
  • 615 Spare St
  • 320 South St
  • 239 N Main St
  • 222 N Bench St
  • 406 Wight St
  • 513 S West St
  • 621 Ridge St

This project is the result of work supported by The Galena Foundation (http://www.galenafoundation.org/).

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Tucked in the northwest corner of Illinois, Galena is a special place. A town rich in history and natural beauty, Galena is home to original buildings and architectural styles that were constructed well over 100 years ago.

The Galena Foundation was formed more than 25 years ago by a group of Galenians wishing to preserve Galena and its heritage and history. Today, a nine member board of directors is guided by The Foundation's mission to initiate and/or provide financial support for community projects which preserve, enhance or nurture Galena’s heritage, culture and quality of life.

Architectural Styles
Federal 204
Italianate 177
Queen Anne 52
Building Types
Gable front 156
Two-part commercial block 154
Side gable 100
Architects
Otis Horton 10
W.A. Telford 7
Marble and Blish 3
For Sale
Residential 1
Endangered
Neglect 3
Demolition 1
Abandonment 1
Categories
Domestic building 1197
Commercial building 184
Non-contributing vacant lot 13