Visit Petersburg's Townsquare
Petersburg is historic, welcoming, and fun. While you visit Broadgauge or the Talisman, be sure to explore the town. Below are a few of our favorite locations, each just steps away from Broadgauge on Petersburg's beautiful town square. Petersburg has some super cool and unique housing with a hotel in an old bank and quite a few cool airbnbs. You can check out Petersburg's housing options at broadgauge.com/lodging.
Broadgauge, built in 1872, has been restored and redeveloped to its original architectural glory. The first floor hosts an excellent restaurant and bar, and a coffee shop and bakery. Menus and reservations can be found at Broadgauge.com.
The second floor boasts 17,000 sq feet of beautiful event space for performing arts and entertainment, as welll as private events like Weddings.
More info can be found at Broadgauge.com.
Hand of Fate Brewing Company
Located half a block from Broadgauge at 107 E Douglas Street, Hand of Fate Brewing company is a fun local stop offering craft beer and food from Rahl's Landing.
Find out more information about Hand of Fate and their events on Facebook.
1st and 3rd Boutique and Wine Bar
Located half a block from Broadgauge at 105 S 7th St, 1st and 3rd Boutique and Wine Bar offers wine, wares, wardrobe and a beautiful event space. Shop and relax at their beautiful wine bar, or enjoy live music! Learn more about 1st and 3rd on their Facebook page here.
Proud Souls Boutique
Located half a block from Broadgauge at 113 S. 7th Street, Proud Souls is a one stop shop for Women's and Children's clothing, shoes, jewelry, and accessories..
Find out more information about Proud Souls on Facebook.
Crazy Daisy Gift Shop
Located a block from Broadgauge at 119 S. 7th Street, Crazy Daisy is a gift shop selling jewelry, antiques, gifts, alpaca products, primitive items, home decor, and more.
Find out more information about Crazy Daisy Gift Shop on Facebook.
VFW Post 6871
Located next door to Broadgauge at 111 N 7th St, the VFW is one of the square's longest occupants, serving Veterans and the community from this location since 1946. The VFW is a great place for a casual drink before or after dinner and is well-known for its Friday Fish Fry.
More info about Menard County VFW Posst 6871 can be found on their Facebook page here.