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Site of the Grant Leather Store - Galena, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 42° 24.945 W 090° 25.744
15T E 711533 N 4699140
Quick Description: Site of the Grant Leather Store is at the Coatsworth Building which is a four story limestone and brick Two-Part Commercial Block/Italianate building located at 120-122 South Main Street in Galena, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2019 8:29:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM10N29
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters
Views: 1

Long Description:
The SITE OF THE GRANT LEATHER STORE is occupied by a building at 120 S. Main St. Here Grant went to work for his father when he came to Galena in 1860.

- Illinois: A Descriptive and Historical Guide, 1939 -- pg. 340



(seal of the City of Galena)
J.R.Grant Leather Store
1858-1864
U.S.Grant Employed Here
1860-1861

Erected by Galena Bicentennial Commission, 1976

- Marker Text



Current name: Commercial Building

Style: Two-part commercial block, Italianate.

Architectural Description: This is a 4-story commercial building in the Italianate style built in 1864. The foundation is limestone. Exterior walls are brick, limestone. The building has a flat roof. Windows are original wood 4/4 double- or single-hung, storefront, round arch, hood molding/crowns. Doors are original wood; glass glazed, 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
120-122 S. Main Street Coatsworth Building C 1856 Two-Part Commercial Block/Italianate

- National Register Application

Book: Illinois

Page Number(s) of Excerpt: 340

Year Originally Published: 1939

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