Old Elks Building

Murphysboro Elks Lodge, also known as Murphysboro Event Center, is a historic meeting hall and former Elks lodge in Murphysboro, Illinois. The lodge was built in 1916 for Murphysboro Elks Lodge No. 572, which was chartered in 1900. Architect Rudolph Zerse Gill designed the building in the Classical Revival style. The red brick building features […]

General John A Logan Museum

The museum, located on the site of Maj. Gen. John A. Logan‘s birth, focuses on the lives and times of Logan and the volunteer soldiers of the Civil War before, during, and after the war. Maj. Gen. Logan, considered by some historians to be the best of the political generals to serve in the war, wrote […]

Riverside Park – Grandstand and Ball Park

2640 W. Riverside Park | Murphysboro IL 62966 The Baseball Stadium and Grandstand was built around 1939 by the WPA and designed by local Murphysboro architect Rudolph Zerse Gill. Facebook Desktop