The U.S. Grant Pilgrimage is a weekend full of activities for the general public and scout groups, celebrating Ulysses S. Grant’s birthday. Enjoy Civil War reenactments & encampment, the Galena Fire Department’s bucket brigade and watch as Midwest scouting groups parade down Galena’s Historic Main Street.
8:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Reenactors will be located all-day in Grant’s Park, located along the Galena River across from downtown Galena.
9:00 – 11:30 a.m.: The Galena Fire Department holds its bucket brigade.
11:30 a.m.: Watch as reenactors recreate a Civil War skirmish in front of the Galena Train Depot.
1:30 p.m.: Watch as reenactors recreate a Civil War skirmish in front of the Galena Train Depot.
For Scout Groups: Take part in one of the Midwest’s biggest and best scouting adventures. Find more information at www.blackhawkscouting.org…
Schedule is approximate and subject to change.