Galva – The City of Go
Spacious parks and friendly neighborhoods showcase Victorian architecture are featured in local homes and throughout the downtown area. Established in 1854, Galva was named for a seaport in Sweden originally spelled Gefle. Rich in Swedish tradition Galva features two large decorative goats, called Gavlebocken.
The progressive community continues to be thrive with a variety of specialty stores, a historical museum, flowering parks and restaurants. Annual events are surrounded with music, art and community fun! July the skies shine brightly and in December Veteran’s Park glows.
Scandinavian heritage is evident in its rich history. A history complemented by industrious invention. Home to some of the world’s most recognized entrepreneurs and inventors, Galvan’s take great pride in a job well done. Famous Galvans.
Relive the good old days, and expose the kids to the most amazine evening watching movies under the stars at the Autovue Drive-In.
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