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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
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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.

- Historic Architecture Survey Database

National Register Building Details
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
Daniel A. Barrows
Lumber Dealer

Wildey Lodge IOOF
Galena Historical Society

Erected by Galena Bicentennial Commission, 1976

Website (if available): [Web Link]

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