Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society & Museum Historical Research Center-Located at the museum (211 S. Bench, Galena, IL), you can use this free-of-charge research center to browse the musuem's collection and do limited online research.
Jo Daviess County GenWeb-A great place to start your Genealogical research. Also try writing to the Historical Collections Room of the Galena Public Library, located at 601 S. Bench Street, Galena, IL 61036. They can also be reached by phone at (815)777-0200 from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday and 12:00 to 4:00 Saturday central time. Wednesday evening 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Galena State Historic Sites & Grant Home-Visit the home of General Ulysses S. Grant, Congressman Elihu B. Washburne and the Old Galena Market House.
Apple River Fort State Historic Site-Apple River Fort State Historic Site, located in Elizabeth, Illinois, is the site of one of the battles fought during the Black Hawk War. Black Hawk and his warriors attacked the hastily erected fort on June 24, 1832. In 1996, the fort was reconstructed next to the original site.