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Activities and Things To Do

All activities are Saturday April 29th

History Hunt Times to come. 

2017 History hunt will be changing and be more educational and interactive this coming year.  More details to come.

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 reinactors 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.  Form 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.

Baseball Game Rec Park ( location of the Cubs exhibition gam in 1908)

  - 4:00 pm Rec Park.



Schedule of Events:    
Event Start: Finish
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
History Hunt 9:00 AM 1:30 PM
Parade on Main Street 1:30 PM 2:30 PM
2:30 PM 4:00 PM
Resume Regular Trail Hike 2:30 PM 4:00 PM
Trading Post 2:30 PM

5:00 PM


Baseball Game



Till Done