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

Workers Memorial

Vermilion County, Illinois

 
 
Workers Memorial - Vermilion County Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 20, 2008
1. Workers Memorial - Vermilion County Illinois Marker
This marker is just North of the World War II Memorial. (Click photo to see details.)
Inscription.  
Mourn for              Fight for
  the Dead              the Living

Remember Vermilion County Workers
Killed on the Job

Left Column of Names

David Farnsworth - Danville PBPA • Charles Deck - UAW # 579 • David Clayburn - UAW # 579 • Russell Weathers - Teamsters # 26 • Steve Maddox - BMWE # 2703 • Robert Wire - IBEW # 538 • Dusty Rhodes - AIW # 972 • Paul Lyons - Teamsters # 26 • Bessie Mealer - AFGE # 1963 • Lloyd Bender - Laborers # 624 • John Jordan - ILTBU • George Pichon - AIW # 972 • Larry Taylor - Operating Engineers # 841 • Lt. Gene Anderson - Fire Fighters # 429 • L. J. Rowe - Operating Engineers # 841 • John McGraw - Plumbers & Steamfitters # 293 • Robert Wayne Newell - Carpenters # 44 • Juan Villegas - AB&GW # 2018

Right Column of Names

Bill Dinsmore - Operating Engineers # 841 • Steve Repasy - UAW # 579 • Steve Powell - UAW # 579 • Chuck Dannon - BMWE # 2703 • Herman D. Bannon, Jr. - BMWE # 2703 • Bob Golden - Carpenters # 269 • Jack Nixon - AIW # 972 • Roger D. Thompson - Teamsters # 26 Gearhart
Wide View of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 20, 2008
2. Wide View of Marker
Leverenz - AFGF # 1963 • Harold Hannan - IBEW # 538 • Ralph Bruce - Operating Engineers # 841 • Jewell Voorhees - Teamsters # 26 • Don Estes - ILTBI • Louis Giacome - MMSW (ALLITH) • William Miller - UFCW # 686 • John “Jackie” E. Lee - Common Labors and Hod Carriers # 624 • Norvan “Tom” Peterson - Teamsters # 26 • Robert A. Butler - Ironworkers # 380 • Joseph M. Miller, Jr. - Laborers # 624
 
Erected 1993.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceLabor Unions.
 
Location. 40° 7.924′ N, 87° 37.734′ W. Marker is in Danville, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is on North Hazel Street south of Cherry Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Major Kenneth D. Bailey (within shouting distance of this marker); Vermilion County Korean and Vietnam War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Two Trees Reach for Heaven (about 300 feet away); Women's War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Revolutionary War Memorial
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(approx. Ό mile away); Lindley Sign Post Forest (approx. Ό mile away); The Temple / Danville USA (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,799 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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