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Activities and Things To Do

All activities are Saturday April 27th

History Hunt Times to come. 

2019 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 8:00am to 1:30pm and 2:30pm to 5:00pm

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.  http://tristatehistoricalpresentations.blogspot.com/External 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.

Dodge-ball tournament

  Scheduling may vary, but updates will be handed out at Registration.  Location will be the Galena High School Tennis courts.

 

Saturday night program

7:00pm Turner Hall (same location as the Trading post)

 

 

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
   
Trading Post 8:30 AM 1:00 PM
History Hunt 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

 

Satruday night program  "Spirits of 1869, Ghost of Galena"   7:00pm- 8:00pm