Thrasher Building - 1839 - Galena, Illinois
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N 42° 24.872 W 090° 25.816
15T E 711438 N 4699002
Quick Description: Thrasher Building is a two-and-a-half-story painted brick Greek Revival/Nineteenth Century Commercial building located at 301 S. Main Street in Galena, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2019 5:23:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM10PZZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
(seal of the City of Galena)
Thrasher Building
1839

Joshua Brookes
Bookseller
1840-1870

Erected by Galena Bicentennial Commission, 1976

- Marker Text



Current name: Gustafon and Grey, Ltd.

Style: Two-part commercial block, Federal. Dormers

Architectural Description: This is a 2.5-story commercial building in the Federal style built ca. 1860. The foundation is limestone. Exterior walls are brick; asbestos siding. The building has a side-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles. Windows are contemporary wood; vinyl 1/1 fixed; double-or single hung; storefront; transoms; modern wood shutters. Doors are contemporary wood; glass glazed; paneled; recessed entry with sidelights.

- ruskinarc.com Historic Architecture Survey Database



National Register Building Details
 
ADDRESS HIST. PROPERTY NAME C or N/C DATE STYLE, FORM, TYPE
301 S. Main Street Thrasher Building C c.1839/c. 1880 Greek Revival/Nineteenth Century Commercial

- National Register Application

Year built or dedicated as indicated on the structure or plaque: 1839

Full Inscription (unless noted above):
see long description


Website (if available): Not listed

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