As your travels take you places in and around Galesburg, you’ll discover that the shopping scene is hard to beat. From antique shopping to a more modern approach, you are bound to leave the ‘Burg with more bags than you packed to come visit us! Peek at the different districts that will bring new meaning to shop ‘til you drop.
A red-bricked road guides your path to the center of it all. Seminary Street offers wonderful boutique shopping right in downtown Galesburg. The history of these three blocks tell a one-of-a-kind story that fit with different styles and aesthetics. Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy, originality, and local distinction provided by the proud local merchants.
With six antique shops filled floor to ceiling with one-of-a-kind finds at “wait, that’s all?” prices, it’s no wonder people came into town just to find that perfect “new-to-me” antique treasure.
You’ll find specialty retail stores for a wide selection of interests. These unique boutiques offer some of the best of Galesburg’s small businesses all in one, convenient downtown area.
At the corner of Simmons & Kellogg every Saturday from May through October, you’ll find the Galesburg Farmer’s Market providing fresh produce, crafts, homemade food, and even freshly butchered meats!
HENDERSON STREET & SEMINARY SQUARE
Not to be confused with the historic Seminary Street, Seminary Square and Henderson Street offer shopping for the more modern tastes, with well-known brands for everyday supplies, groceries, and eateries.
Home / Shopping / Wordsmith Bookshoppe
235 E. Main Street, Galesburg IL 61401
Monday – Saturday: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
At Wordsmith Bookshoppe, we aim to have something for everyone. From the toddler just learning her colors and shapes to the seasoned reader looking for the one book he hasn’t read yet, we will work with you to find just the right book.