The Galena Foundation

The Galena Foundation was formed more than 30 years ago by a group of Galenians wishing to preserve Galena and its heritage and history. Today, a nine member board of directors is guided by the Foundation's mission to initiate and/or provide finanical support for community projects which preserve, enhance or nurture Galena's heritage, culture and quality of life.

Galena, Illinois

Tucked in the northwest corner of Illinois, Galena is a special place. A town rich in history and natural beauty. Galena is home to original buildings and architectural styles that were constructed well over 100 years ago.

featured project

The Galena Foundation partnered with the City of Galena to complete an accurate restoration of the Old Train Depot. The project received recognition from Galena's Historic Preservation Commission. Read more...

summer concert

SAVE THE DATE! Join us for the 10th anniversary of this community-loved concert! Hunter Fuerste and His American Vintage Orchestra will play in historic Turner Hall on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Read more...

contact us

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1
Galena, IL 61036