Remembering The Past – Honoring The Present – Investing In The Future

Mural | Southern Illinois Tourism | Murphysboro

on the side of 1341 Walnut (corner of 14th and Walnut) ARTISTS  Christine DeShazo · Sue Gindlesparger LOCATION  GPS – Lat: 37°7641484″N     Lon: 89°3380938″W DATE 2023 SOCIAL MEDIA TAGS #revitalize62966 #applecity62966 #paintthetown62966   THE STORY BEHIND THE MURAL The mural’s theme pays homage to education and its importance in Murphysboro. Since 1843, an emphasis on learning […]

Historical Portraits

Portraits | Southern Illinois Tourism

Located at Smysor Plaza and the Daum Building in the Courthouse Square District downtown Address: south 1100 and 1200 blocks on Walnut Street HISTORICAL PORTRAITS – COURTHOUSE SQUARE DISTRICT The portraits at Smysor Plaza and at the Daum Building are paintings dedicated to residents who have been critical to the development and betterment of Murphysboro. […]

Zion Cemetery

Zion Cemetery is located in Campbell Hill, Il.

Dusty LaneCampbell Hill, IL  Zion Cemetery is located in southwestern Bradley Township, close to Campbell Hill and Ava. Church

Christ Community Church

Christ Community Church in Murphysboro, IL

473 West Harrison Road Murphysboro, IL  (618) 684-3594  Office Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday – Thursday Service Times: Sundays 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Facebook Church

Liberty Street Baptist Church

Liberty Street Baptist Church in Murphysboro, IL.

608 North 17th Street  Murphysboro, IL (618) 687-3146 The Liberty Street Baptist Church is located at 608 North 17th Street in Murphysboro, IL. Facebook

Mt Gilead Baptist Church

Mt Gilead Church in Murphysboro, IL.

520 North 17th StreetMurphysboro, IL (618) 684-6149 The Mt Gilead Baptist Church is located at 520 N 17th St in Murphysboro, Illinois  Facebook

First Evangelical Lutheran Church

First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Murphysboro, IL.

115 North 14th Street Murphysboro, IL (618) 687-1483   Built in 1926/27 in the English Gothic style architecture. It was built to replace a previous church destroyed by the Tri-State Tornado. Facebook

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Immanuel Lutheran Church in Murphysboro, IL

1915 Pine StreetMurphysboro, IL (618) 684-3012 In the summer of 1923, the basement of the new church was constructed, and the cornerstone was laid. The building was designed by Rudolph Zerse Gill and built by contractor George W. Swafford. Construction for the Parish Hall started in 1955, and the school in 1963.  1976 saw the addition […]

Bartlett Cemetery

Bartlett Cemetery in Ava, IL.

The cemetery is located in Ava, IL  Bartlett Cemetery is located in Jackson County, IL Church

Victory Christian Fellowship

Victory Christian Fellowship in Murphysboro, IL.

414 North 2nd Street Murphysboro, IL (618) 684-2013  Victory Christian Fellowship Church is located at  414 North 2nd Street in Murphysboro, Illinois.  Facebook