Wildlife: Bald eagles are a common site in the area, particularly in winter
Historic sites and museums: Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historic Site, Galena/Jo Daviess County History Museum, Vinegar Hill Historic Lead Mine & Museum, Washburne House State Historic Site, Old Market House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
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