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worth the stop

Take a break from shopping and see some of the local history. A great place for kids. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cdhcch
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Beautiful walk along the river

Would definitely recommend a walk along the river here! We ate our lunch on a park bench in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kmptmp2
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Watertown, Wisconsin
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“galena river” (33 reviews)
“large statue” (8 reviews)
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Park Ave, Galena, IL 61036
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"galena river"
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"pedestrian bridge"
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"large statue"
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"historical markers"
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"nice walk"
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"water fountain"
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"railroad tracks"
in 3 reviews
"walk along the river"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful place to relax"
in 2 reviews
"military equipment"
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"photo ops"
in 4 reviews
"walking path"
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"small hill"
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"on display"
in 6 reviews
"civil war"
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"each piece"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a break from shopping and see some of the local history. A great place for kids. We enjoyed the foundry.

Thank cdhcch
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would definitely recommend a walk along the river here! We ate our lunch on a park bench in the sunshine. Lots of folks out for a walk or just being outside!

Thank kmptmp2
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Grant Park sits on the river and offers a very senic view of the town.It's a great place to take in the lay out of this classic old town.

Thank Roy M
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Nice park with many civil war items to view and read about. If you enjoy history, take time to read all the signs, go to Grants home and attend the reenactment held along the banks.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Grant Park is located on the east river bank of the Galena River. It is a beautiful park with a gazebo, at least three cannon that represent different wars and a number of memorials and statues. The most notable statue is that of Ulysses S....More

Thank Allen21096
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Park has memorials established on the east side of the river. Very nice walking path to “stretch the legs” a bit.

1  Thank jmatt311
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here, sipping champagne while enjoying the beautiful fall colors,and warm temps on the Oct. 21st. Plenty of picnic tables under a covered shelter, park benches, a gazebo (no seating), and a lovely fountain.

Thank Kiliki6
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great unexpected County Fair event; Great deals and Walking Taco was the best. Lotsa Vendors and Selections.

Thank lindacspears
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Grant Park is located near the center of downtown Galena, Illinois on a hill on the banks of the Galena River. Galena is a small town in Northwestern Illinois and is located about 165 miles west of Chicago and about 100 miles east of Waterloo,...More

Thank rockyjoe
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Just a short walk across the pedestrian bridge (beautiful views!), over the river, to the well-maintained Grant Park. Old war trophy canons and a large statue of General Grant. Well worth the stroll across the bridge.

Thank Raintree_Thailand
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Julie G
10 September 2017|
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Response from SuziCalla | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it took so long to answer this , hope you haven't made your trip yet. I come up Rt 20 to Galena. There a many antique stores along the way. Elroy has one right on 20 and right outside of Stockton is a B&B with a... More
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