Galena, Illinois: Mrs. Butterworth Statue of First Lady Julia Grant

An unflattering statue of the controversial First Lady of President Ulysses S. Grant.

Ulysses S. Grant Home State Historic Site.

Address:
500 Bouthillier St., Galena, IL
Directions:
U.S. Grant Home State Historic Site. US Hwy 20 just east of the Galena River. Turn north on Park Ave., then east on Bouthillier St. The statue stands just west of the U.S. Grant Home State Historic Site.
Phone:
815-777-0248
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Mrs. Grant, or Mrs Butterworth?

Surprisingly few First Ladies have had statues erected in their honor. There's a Mary Todd Lincoln in Racine, Wisconsin; two Eleanor Roosevelts in New York, New York; and a Pat Nixon outside a senior center in Cerritos, California.

... [03/10/2007] Complete News Story

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