Grant Home Parlor, Galena, Illinois

This image shows the cosy parlor of the large house where Grant lived for a few years after the conclusion of the Civil War.

Anscochrome by Clayton Forsythe

The description states:

PARLOR, GENERAL U. S. GRANT HOME

GALENA, ILLINOIS

This room has the original horsehair-covered, walnut furniture that was in the home when given to the Grant family in 1865. The vases on the mantel were a gift to the General, while on his world tour, and are Bohemian glass. This home is now a state memorial and is open to the public daily. Admission free.

–The railing visible is a museum addition to keep visitors from encroaching on the carpets and furniture.

This card likely dates from the 1960’s

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