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Harrison Bruce Historical Village at John A. Logan College

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918
(618) 985-2828
facilities@jalc.edu

Sunday 12:00am - 11:59pm
Monday 12:00am - 11:59pm
Tuesday 12:00am - 11:59pm
Wednesday 12:00am - 11:59pm
Thursday 12:00am - 11:59pm
Friday 12:00am - 11:59pm
Saturday 12:00am - 11:59pm
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The Village is always open for walk-throughs and photo ops. All buildings are locked when tours are not scheduled.

The Robert L. Mees Village Centre serves as the hub of the Harrison/Bruce Historical Village by providing a venue for College and community events. Historical buildings include: The Purdy School, a one-room public school in Perry County, IL from 1860-1951. The Julia Harrison Bruce House, a replica of the house the house that was built in 1868 by David Ruffin Harrison. The Harrison Storefront, this "double dog trot" style log cabin is a replica of the cabin the David Ruffin Harrison family occupied prior to the construction of the brick, "Harrison House", and The Hunter Cabin. Emmanuel Hunter built the Hunter Log Cabin in 1818; the year Illinois became a state.