By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

Barrows Mansion - 1858 - Galena, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 42° 24.932 W 090° 25.817
15T E 711434 N 4699113
Quick Description: This three-story red brick Italianate building is located at 211 S. Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/18/2019 11:42:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM10JXE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 0

Long Description:
Current name: Galena History Museum

Style: Italianate.

Architectural Description: This is a 3-story domestic building in the Italianate style built in 1858/1922. The foundation is limestone, concrete block. Exterior walls are brick. The building has a side-gable roof. Windows are original or historic wood 6/6; 12/12 double- or Sinlge-hung. The porch is original or historic, Less than full-height entry; Wood materials; Flat roof; Square supports. Doors are original or historic wood unglazed; paneled with transom.

- ruskinarc.com Historic Architecture Survey Database



National Register Building Details
 
ADDRESS HIST. PROPERTY NAME C or N/C DATE STYLE, FORM, TYPE
211 S. Bench Street Barrows Mansion C 1858/1922 (for Oddfellows addition) Italianate

- National Register Application

Year built or dedicated as indicated on the structure or plaque: 1858

Full Inscription (unless noted above):
(seal of the City of Galena)
Built 1858
by
Daniel A. Barrows
Lumber Dealer

Wildey Lodge IOOF
1922
Galena Historical Society
1937

Erected by Galena Bicentennial Commission, 1976


Website (if available): [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:


Any log as a visit to a waymark will require a picture as proof that the person visited a particular dated architectural structure. Any posted visits not containing a picture in the log will risk being being deleted.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Dated Architectural Structures Multifarious
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.