A blog about my stitching and other happenings in my life.
Saturday, June 11, 2016
A Break from Stitching
I have been to Galena many, many times over the years and have never taken the time to visit Grant's home, so this year I decided to just do it! Friday afternoon, I took a break from stitching and drove a short distance to the home. The home was given to Ulysses S. Grant after the civil war by the citizens of Galena. After his death, the family gave the house back to Galena to be used as a memorial, and it is now owned by the state of Illinois. Most of the furnishings are original to the house. It was a delightful tour!