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Morton Grove in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The American Legion Memorial

 
 
The American Legion Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2016
1. The American Legion Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Built in 1949 by Morton Grove Post 134 of the American Legion, Dept. of Illinois. This has been the post's home and base for veterans of military service of all eras to work together and provide help to their comrades and others with needs.

The memorial is dedicated to Morton Grove Heroes who made the Supreme Sacrifice serving in our nation's military. Its record as a center for action, benefiting the community and youth, as well as veterans, has established it as a lasting and meaningful memorial to the service of those honored.
 
Erected by Morton Grove Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 2.482′ N, 87° 46.862′ W. Marker is in Morton Grove, Illinois, in Cook County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6140 West Dempster Street, Morton Grove IL 60053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Trading Post (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Indian - Potawatomi Tribe Eagle Dancer (about 300 feet away); Harrer Park (about 400 feet away); Sauganash Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Old Treaty Elm

The American Legion Memorial Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2016
2. The American Legion Memorial Building and Marker
(approx. 4.4 miles away); Indian Boundary Village (approx. 5 miles away); Philip Rogers Home Site (approx. 5 miles away); 1877 Keystone from City Hall Building (approx. 5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Morton Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Morton Grove American Legion Post 134. (Submitted on May 8, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Morton Grove American Legion Memorial Civic Center. (Submitted on May 8, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
American Legion Post 134 Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2016
3. American Legion Post 134 Memorial Marker
Field Gun on Display at the American Legion Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2016
4. Field Gun on Display at the American Legion Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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