Galena in Jo Daviess County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The De Soto House
Erected 1959 by Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Illinois State Historical Society series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1855.
Location. 42° 24.876′ N, 90° 25.797′ W. Marker is in Galena, Illinois, in Jo Daviess County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Green Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 S Main St, Galena IL 61036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ulysses S. Grant Home (approx. The Point Of Beginning (approx. 6˝ miles away in Wisconsin); St. Augustine Church (approx. 9.6 miles away in Wisconsin); Father Samuel Mazzuchelli (approx. 11 miles away in Wisconsin); The Old Chicago Stageroad (approx. 12.8 miles away in Wisconsin); City of Presidents — Presidential Shields (approx. 13.2 miles away in Wisconsin); The Whistle Post (approx. 13.2 miles away in Wisconsin); The Chimes of Time (approx. 13.2 miles away in Wisconsin).
Also see . . . DeSoto House Hotel. (Submitted on March 12, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.