The sixty-three room Hotel Love was constructed in 1895 and opened for business in March of 1896. The Purcell Register, a territorial newspaper, reported that the building was "by far the finest hotel in the Chickasaw Nation and has but one equal in the territory ... one at Muskogee."
Purcell's 18-hole Brent Bruehl Memorial Golf Course is among the top municipal courses in Oklahoma. The 18-hole course has Bent Grass greens with Bermuda Grass fairways. This club has hosted the Heart of Oklahoma golf tournament annually since 1985.
It includes a signature number-14
The Santa Fe Plaza is a downtown park providing a scenic and historic rest stop with benches and interesting historic items to browse around and see.
A genuine Santa Fe Caboose stands in the park and a "Statehood Star Memorial" is laid in the sidewalk at the front of the park.