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Galena State Bank & Trust - Galena, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 42° 24.812 W 090° 25.835
15T E 711416 N 4698890
Quick Description: The former Galena State Bank & Trust building is a one story red brick Neoclassical Revival located at 403 South Main Street in Galena, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2019 6:45:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM10PVX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
I can find no actual history of Galena State Bank other than they were either bought out or taken over by Illinois Bank and Trust. The building is now being used by the U.S Grant Museum as their store and ticket office. The actual museum is one block west and one long block north.

Because Galena is in an historic district, I can gather details about the actual building, even though it is non-contributing. It was actually the picture attached to the - LINK - documentation showing this building as a bank as my proof of its status.

Current name: Galena State Bank and Trust Company

Style: Neoclassical

Architectural Description: This is a 1-story commercial building in the Neoclassical style built ca. 1990. The foundation is not visible. Exterior walls are brick. The building has a side-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles. Windows are contemporary vinyl; glass; aluminum 12 light fixed. Doors are contemporary vinyl; glass; aluminum glazed; paneled; recessed entry with transom.

- Historic Architecture Survey Database

National Register Building Details
403 S. Main Street Commercial Building N/C 1990 Neoclassical Revival

- National Register Application

403 South Main Street
Galena, Illinois 61036

Year: 1990

Website: [Web Link]

Current Use of Building: Museum Store and Ticket Office

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