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Continued: Galena in the modern age

  • Article by: CATHERINE WATSON , Special to the Star Tribune
  • Last update: July 13, 2013 - 4:54 PM

I haven’t seen any pedestrian ducks lately, but yes, there’s still a “Duck Crossing” sign at the foot of Main.

 

Catherine Watson is a former Star Tribune travel editor. She has had a weekend home in Galena since 1986.















 

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