Marsden Building - 1855 - Galena, Illinois
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N 42° 24.966 W 090° 25.707
15T E 711583 N 4699180
Quick Description: This two-story, red brick building is located at 100 South Main Street in Galena, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 11/22/2020 6:39:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM13EBA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
(seal of the City of Galena)
America House
Built in 1842
Burned in 1854
Rebuilt in 1855
Home of
Veterans of Foreign Wars
1956

Erected by Galena Bicentennial Commission, 1976

- Marker Text



Construction date: approximate 1880
Current name:
V.F.W. Club

Style:
Two-part commercial block, Italianate

Architectural Description:
This is a 2-story fellowship hall in the Italianate style built ca. 1880. The foundation is not visible. Exterior walls are brick. The building has a flat roof. Windows are original or historic; contemporary wood 4/4 fixed; double hung. Doors are contemporary wood glazed; recessed entry; Chamfered Edge.

- ruskinarc.com Historic Architecture Survey Database



National Register Building Details
 
ADDRESS HIST. PROPERTY NAME C or N/C DATE STYLE, FORM, TYPE
100 South Main Street Marsden Building C 1855/1884/c.l970 Two-Part Commercial Block/Italianate

- National Register Application

Year built or dedicated as indicated on the structure or plaque: 1855

Full Inscription (unless noted above):
see long description


Website (if available): Not listed

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