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Danville in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Women's War Memorial

 

— Vermilion County, Illinois —

 
Women's War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 20, 2008
1. Women's War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  Since before the founding of our Republic and throughout our history, American women have fought for freedom selflessly and with little or no recognition for their contributions.
 
Erected 1995.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitaryWomen.
 
Location. 40° 7.753′ N, 87° 37.731′ W. Marker is in Danville, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is at the intersection of North Hazel Street and East Madison Street on North Hazel Street. On the North/East corner of Hazel and Madison streets. Can park in the Vermilion County War Museum's parking lot. The War Museum is located to the West. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 N Vermillon Street, Danville IL 61832, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Revolutionary War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lindley Sign Post Forest (about 500 feet away); Major Kenneth D. Bailey (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles
Wide View of Marker and Sundial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 20, 2008
2. Wide View of Marker and Sundial
The Vermilion County War Museum parking lot sits behind the Memorial and its Marker.
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away); Workers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Temple / Danville USA (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vermilion County Korean and Vietnam War Memorial (approx. Ό mile away); Two Trees Reach for Heaven (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Regarding Women's War Memorial. The Vermilion County and City of Danville, Illinois community honors women whom have served in any of the United States Military Services.
The "Women's War Memorial" is behind the War Museum with the public parking lot between them for easy access. This web site gives a taste of the Museum contents. Both locations are well worth visiting by all ages.
 
Also see . . .  Vermilion County War Museum. Museum webpage. (Submitted on November 22, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Memorial Sun Dial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 20, 2008
3. Memorial Sun Dial
Sun Dial Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 20, 2008
4. Sun Dial Plaque
What is time? The shadow on the dial, the striking of the clock, the running of the sand, day and night, summer and winter, months, years, centuries—these are but arbitrary and outward signs, the measure of time, not time itself. Time is the Life of the Soul.
Longfellow
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,752 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022