FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 13, 2000
From this property, west-bound travelers on U.S. Route 20 receive their first panoramic view of historic Galena and the surrounding countryside. Local officials want this area protected from development in order to help reserve the unique historic nature of Galena. Local businesses and landowners are working with area government leaders to raise other funds needed to purchase more land in the area.
Other Illinois FIRST projects announced by Ryan: