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Galena is a town that found wealth in the lead mines, i.e., galena ore. It sprang to life and then quietly was bypassed by the modern age. Nearly 90% of the old town is historic. This is also the Bed & Breakfast Capital (not their claim), but they have a lot of the midwest.

The movie 'Field of Dreams' was filmed here and across the river in Iowa (about 45 minutes). The High School Steps is where the scene with the Doctor in Minnesota declined to go with Kevin Costner.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Victorian City, with all the charm of the 19th Century.
  • Cons:You better like old buildings or shopping boutiques.
  • In a nutshell:Quiet, place that's thrums with activity every weekend.
  • Last visit to Galena: Feb 2009
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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    Feb 20, 2009 at 12:23 PM

    Hi, Chris! Thanks for your introduction and little virtual tour...<.>,


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