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Stately Queen Anne amidst "Quality Hill" perched high above downtown Galena offering stunning panoramas, breathtaking vistas, and a private setting just a few blocks from all the restaurants, shopping, and events of Main Street, Galena. Built for his daughter in 1898 by Leo T. Labron, owner of Labron's Jewelry Store in Galena, this beautiful historic frame is light, bright, airy and embraces the feel of yesteryear. Main level features large foyer/entry with gorgeous staircase and stained glass window above first landing, warm and inviting living room with fireplace, beautiful wood floors, bay window to side, and large picture window framing the views of Galena, open dining room with more wood floors, large kitchen with room for eat-in table and access to rear porch, and powder room. Upper level offers an even higher vantage point to view Galena and it's surrounding countryside, and house master bedroom with built-in bookcase area, three additional guest bedrooms, and spacious full bath. Venture outside and enjoy views of Grant Park and U.S. Grant's home from the large front covered porch or of the historic surrounding neighborhood from the covered rear porch. Beautiful original woodwork throughout, and transoms above many upper level doors. Within the home are a lamp that was made by Leo LeBron along with silverware and papers on the history of the home that are included with the sale. Paved driveway, and detached deep (28' x 40') garage that has a large loft built above it offers great storage and potential. Home is accessed from rear via Hill St. with front staircase leading to Prospect St. below. Truly a Galena gem combining history, dramatic elevation, views galore and an incredible location that make this property a must see!