Local History & Genealogy Websites

GALENA/JO DAVIESS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM

A private, non-profit organization founded in 1938 to collect, preserve and interpret the history of Galena and Jo Daviess County, Illinois.  Housed in the 1858 Daniel A. Barrows mansion located at 211 S. Bench Street.

 

JO DAVIESS COUNTY, ILLINOIS GENWEB SITE

The USGenWeb Project is a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone.

 

GALENA STATE HISTORIC SITES 

President Ulysses S. Grant Home, Congressman Elihu B. Washburne Home, several parks and neighborhood homes near the Grant Home, the Old Market House and the Information Center in the Market House Square on Commerce Street are all part of the Galena State Historic Sites. These sites are part of the 58 state-owned historic sites and memorials administered by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

 

ILLINOIS STATE ARCHIVES DATABASES

Searchable database of statewide veterans, marriage, death and other records.

Sites with Digitized Books and Other Materials about Galena and Illinois
Open Library
Illinois Digital Archives