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Ulysses S. Grant Home

The Italianate structure known as the U. S. Grant Home was built in 1859–60 as a residence by Alexander J. Jackson of Galena. When Ulysses S. Grant returned to the city in 1865 as a Civil War hero, he was presented the house as part of the city's celebration. All of the rooms are decorated and furnished to represent the mid-1860s. Many of the furnishings belonged to the Grant family.

The site offers exhibits, tours, and occasional recreational and educational events.

 
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