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U.S. Grant Home State Historic Site


500 Bouthillier Street
Galena, IL 61036
United States

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On August 18, 1865, citizens of Galena celebrated the return of Civil War hero Gen. Ulysses S. Grant by presenting him with this handsome home. The house is typical of the Italianate style and is furnished with many original items from the Grant family.