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Activities and Things To Do

All activities are Saturday April 28th

History Hunt Times to come. 

2018 The Galena Generals will be again at locations in down town Galena answering questions given out with the Trail hike info.  After the questions are answered come to the Trading Post and buy your Pin.

Trail Hike Open all Day

Participants will receive a map with 16-18 questions. The answers to these questions are placed at historically significant places around down town Galena. The hike is usually around 5 miles and takes around 2-3 hours to complete. Hikers who complete the trail hike are able to purchase a trail medal at the Trading Post.

Reenactors Open all Day

Located in the little Grant's Park Below Grant's home.  There will be reenactors from the Revolutionary war to the Civil War.  Please stop by and learn more about our history. 

Tri-State Historical Presentations Inc. Open all day.  For more information check out this site. Link

Located by the Rail Road depot along the Galena River.  Civil War life demonstrations, encampment.

Skirmish     11:30am in front of the Train Depot.

Bucket Brigade 9:00 to 11:30 am

The Galena Fire Department holds a bucket Brigade, where Troops compete for the best time to fill a large fire Barrel.


Scout Parade


Units can participate in the Scout parade down Main St Galena. The parade Starts at 1:30 and lasts around an hour.

In addition .  This year we are asking visiting Units to invite any local veterans organization to march in the Parade as our guests.  Please let Matt Ohms if you have any Veterans that are able to come.

Dodge-ball tournament

  Scheduling may vary, but updates will be handed out at Registration.  Location will be the Galena ARC Bench 413 South Bench.



Schedule of Events:    
Event Start:


Trail Hike 8:00 AM

1:30 PM

Reenactors 8:00 AM

5:00 PM

Bucket Brigade Relay 9:00 AM 11:30 AM
Skirmish 11:30 AM
Climbing Wall 8:30 AM 1:30 PM
Trading Post 8:30 AM 1:00 PM
General Find 9:00 AM 11:30 PM
Parade on Main Street 1:30 PM 3:00 PM
Resume Regular Trail Hike 2:30 PM 4:00 PM
Trading Post 2:30 PM

5:00 PM