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Waterborn Services Memorial

 
 
Waterborn Services Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 12, 2008
1. Waterborn Services Memorial Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the men whom have given their lives in the Waterborn services.

Navy, Marine Corps, & Coast Guard
 
Erected by Navy Club of Peoria Ship 34.
 
Location. 40° 41.403′ N, 89° 35.121′ W. Marker is in Peoria, Illinois, in Peoria County. Marker can be reached from SW Water Street near Hamilton Blvd. Click for map. In Peoria Riverfront Park, on the Riverfront "Walk Way.". Marker is in this post office area: Peoria IL 61602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schwab - Powell Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peoria on The Riverfront / Peoria (about 500 feet away); Military Services Memorial Plaza (about 700 feet away); Manitowoc Submarines (approx. 0.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 9 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 10.7 miles away); Tremont Courthouse (approx. 12.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Peoria.
 
Regarding Waterborn Services Memorial. During annual Memorial Day services, members of the Navy Club of Peoria
Full View - - Waterborn Services Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 12, 2008
2. Full View - - Waterborn Services Marker
Ship 34 place a wreath of flowers on the waters of the Illinois River. Services are held at the Veterans Organization's Plaza in the Peoria Riverfront Park.
 
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Small Plaque on Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 12, 2008
3. Small Plaque on Memorial
Extreemly Large Ship Propeller - - - A Few Steps Away ! image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 12, 2008
4. Extreemly Large Ship Propeller - - - A Few Steps Away !
Plaque welded to the propeller states:: "In commemoration of The First Riverfront Project "The Boatworks" and "The Spirit of Peoria" - D. James Jumer, 1988".
 
 
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