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Pittsfield in Pike County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Emily Pursley, January 3, 2019
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  A grateful community honors those men and women who have served this nation in the United State's Armed forces. Although you may not have been known by all, you will never be forgotten by any. In God We Trust Pike County, Illinois est. 1821
 
Location. 39° 36.417′ N, 90° 48.319′ W. Marker is in Pittsfield, Illinois, in Pike County. Memorial is on Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Stands beneath the American flag, straight out of the south entrance of the courthouse, by the sidewalk. The sidewalk goes around it on all sides so it is easy to get close to. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsfield IL 62363, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of John Thomson Hodgen, M.D. and Henry Hodgen Mudd, M.D. (here, next to this marker); Commemorating (a few steps from this marker); In Memoriam (a few steps from this marker); Mansion House Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Pike County's Lincoln (within shouting distance
Veterans Memorial with Pike County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Emily Pursley, October 28, 2018
2. Veterans Memorial with Pike County Courthouse
of this marker); Lincoln's Pike County (within shouting distance of this marker); John G. Nicolay (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Daniel H. Gilmer Home and Law Office. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsfield.
 
Categories. Military
 
Pike County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Emily Pursley, May 26, 2019
3. Pike County Courthouse
The courthouse lawn is decorated with over 100 flags each Memorial Day weekend to honor those who have served.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois.   3. submitted on May 31, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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