Giant City State Park hosts L.O. Trigg photography exhibit and t - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Giant City State Park hosts L.O. Trigg photography exhibit and talk

(Source: Southeastern Illinois College) (Source: Southeastern Illinois College)
MAKANDA, IL (KFVS) -

The Giant City Visitors Center will host the Trigg Collection of photographs curated by Charles Hammond throughout the month of March.

An informative presentation on the exhibit will be held on Saturday, March 4 at 1 p.m. No registration is necessary.

Between 1931 and 1949, newspaper publisher L.O. Trigg led yearly camping trips, called Ozark Tours, into the forests of southern Illinois showcasing the historic and scenic wonders of what he calls the "Illinois Ozarks." He is credited with leading the marketing effort that established Shawnee National Forest in the 1930s. The Trigg Collection includes photos from these Ozark Tours, slideshow presentations, and personal exploration photographs. 

Giant City State Park is administered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The mission of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources is to manage, conserve and protect Illinois' natural, recreational and cultural resources, further the public's understanding and appreciation of those resources, and promote the education, science and public safety of Illinois' natural resources for present and future generations.

Contact information for Giant City State Park is as follows:

235 Giant City Road
Makanda, IL 62958
Phone: 618-457-4836
Fax: 618-549-0032

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2017 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Crews clean site of semi vs. vehicle crash on I-57

    Crews clean site of semi vs. vehicle crash on I-57

    Monday, July 16 2018 6:04 AM EDT2018-07-16 10:04:55 GMT
    There were no reported injuries with this crash (Source: KFVS)There were no reported injuries with this crash (Source: KFVS)
    There were no reported injuries with this crash (Source: KFVS)There were no reported injuries with this crash (Source: KFVS)

    A crash on Interstate-57 involved a semi-truck and another vehicle according to Trooper Greg Miller with Illinois State Police. 

    A crash on Interstate-57 involved a semi-truck and another vehicle according to Trooper Greg Miller with Illinois State Police. 

  • What you need to know July 16

    What you need to know July 16

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-07-16 09:29:17 GMT
    It's going to be another hot one (Source: Pixabay)It's going to be another hot one (Source: Pixabay)
    It's going to be another hot one (Source: Pixabay)It's going to be another hot one (Source: Pixabay)

    Good morning, it is Monday, July 16. First Alert Forecast High temperatures will be in the lower-to-mid 90s today with feels-like temperatures again topping out in triple-digits.

    Good morning, it is Monday, July 16. First Alert Forecast High temperatures will be in the lower-to-mid 90s today with feels-like temperatures again topping out in triple-digits.

  • What you need to know July 13

    What you need to know July 13

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 09:25:31 GMT
    It's going to be another hot one (Source: Pixabay)It's going to be another hot one (Source: Pixabay)

    Good Friday morning, it is July 13. First Alert Forecast It will be a little hotter today than it was yesterday. 

    Good Friday morning, it is July 13. First Alert Forecast It will be a little hotter today than it was yesterday. 

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Fake police officer busted after trying to pull over real deal

    Fake police officer busted after trying to pull over real deal

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:34 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:34:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:34 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:34:54 GMT
    Matthew Disbro, 44, told troopers he was just trying to protect the public, but law enforcement officers say actions like these made it harder for them to do their jobs. (Source: Arizona DPS/KPHO/KTVK/CNN)Matthew Disbro, 44, told troopers he was just trying to protect the public, but law enforcement officers say actions like these made it harder for them to do their jobs. (Source: Arizona DPS/KPHO/KTVK/CNN)

    The man told troopers he was just trying to protect the public, but law enforcement officers say actions like these make it harder for them to do their jobs.

    The man told troopers he was just trying to protect the public, but law enforcement officers say actions like these make it harder for them to do their jobs.

  • Teen bitten by two snakes while mowing grass

    Teen bitten by two snakes while mowing grass

    Saturday, July 14 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-07-14 17:07:19 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-07-14 19:26:27 GMT

    Connor Stoll, 17, has been operating his own landscaping business since he was 10. He said the snakes won't stop his business.

    Connor Stoll, 17, has been operating his own landscaping business since he was 10. He said the snakes won't stop his business.

  • Ohio baby dies after being left in hot car for hours

    Ohio baby dies after being left in hot car for hours

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-07-16 09:29:35 GMT
    Police in Medina are investigating the death of a child left in a hot car. (Source: WOIO)Police in Medina are investigating the death of a child left in a hot car. (Source: WOIO)

    Police and the Medina County Coroner are investigating the death of a six-month-old baby girl. According to police, officers were called out to Mellert Park on Saturday around 2:15 p.m. 

    Police and the Medina County Coroner are investigating the death of a six-month-old baby girl. According to police, officers were called out to Mellert Park on Saturday around 2:15 p.m. 

Powered by Frankly