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General John A. Logan Museum’s blog shares insights and stories that provide a closer look at General John A. Logan’s life and legacy from the collections, new research, and discoveries from the archives.

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10JanuaryFriday
Events, Special Event

CLOSED: Friday, January 10th through Sunday, January 12th, 2020

Time: Friday, January 10, 2020January 10, 2020 - 12:00 am - January 12, 2020 - 12:00 am / General John A. Logan Museum
General John A. Logan Museum will be closed Friday, January 10th through Sunday, January 12th, 2020.  We will be closed on Monday, January 13th, as is the regular schedule, and will reopen Tuesday, January 14th.  We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
01FebruarySaturday
Events, Special Event

31st Annual General John A. Logan Birthday Breakfast

Time: Saturday, February 1, 20207:00 am - 10:00 am / Murphysboro Middle School
Come celebrate General Logan’s 194th Birthday! The menu includes baked sausage/egg casserole; assorted muffins; chilled fresh fruit cup; and coffee and chilled orange juice The Logan Birthday Breakfast raises money for the  “Logan Days at the Museum” for fourth through sixth graders.
22FebruarySaturday
Events, Gallery Talk, Special Event

ANN BRADFORD STOKES: AFRICAN AMERICAN CIVIL WAR NURSE

Time: Saturday, February 22, 20202:00 pm - 3:30 pm / General John A. Logan Museum
Portrayed by Marlene Rivero Ann Bradford Strokes (1833-1903) worked aboard the Navy’s first Hospital Ship Red Rover of Mound City, Illinois. She worked with sick and wounded soldiers aboard the United States Naval Hospital Ship (U.S.N.) throughout the Western Theater of the Civil War on both the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and their tributaries. Stokes […]
04AprilSaturday
Events, Special Event

AMERICAN BATTLEFIELD TRUST “Park Day” Clean-up

Time: Saturday, April 4, 20209:00 am - 4:00 pm / General John A. Logan Museum
Civil War PARK DAY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY General John A. Logan Museum 1613 Edith Street Murphysboro, IL 62966 April 4, 2020 9:00 am 4 pm Come and help out for part or all of the day. Planned Activities include: Building or Repairing Fences, Landscaping, Painting, Trash Removal, Screening for an ongoing archaeological excavation Planned Low-Impact Activities […]
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