Trip to Historic Galena, Ill.
Saturday, April 12, 2014, 6:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Ulysses S. Grant
Cost: $50 per person.
Register online or call (414) 258-2333.
With specialty shops, galleries, boutiques and more, downtown Galena, Ill., is a shoppers and history lovers paradise. Travel with the Zoological Society of Milwaukee to this historic city on the mighty Mississippi. Check out distinctive specialty stores, antique shops and art galleries. If you love antiquing, this is the place for you! History buffs will enjoy visiting the Dowling House, The Old Blacksmith Shop, the Old Market House State Historic Site and the Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historic Site. Another historical site to visit is Elihu Washburne’s home. He was a popular congressman and friend of both Presidents Lincoln and Grant. And remember to dine at one of Galena’s many fine restaurants!
Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. at the Milwaukee County Zoo with a continental breakfast in the Flamingo Café (located in the U.S. Bank Gathering Place). Buses leave at 7:30 a.m. from the Zoo and return at 8 p.m. Your tour includes transportation on restroom-equipped motor coaches, beverages donated by PepsiAmericas®, and a snack on the return trip. (Note to those with allergies: Snacks may include dairy and peanut byproducts.) This excursion is open only to Zoological Society members and their guests. An itinerary will be mailed prior to the trip.Space is limited. Cancellations prior to March 24, 2014, are refundable, less a $10 per person cancellation fee. Cancellations after March 24, 2014, are not refundable. Call (414) 258-2333 for more information. Trip cost is not tax-deductible. To comply with WI Statute Section 440.455, a financial statement of the Zoological Society will be provided upon request.