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Shelbyville in Shelby County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Shelby County War Memorial

 
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. Grenda, September 28, 2007
1. Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker
Inscription.  

On the Pillar

1776 - 1781
1812 - 1814
1846 - 1848
1861 - 1865
1898 - 1898

On the Base

Erected in
1907
in memory of the
Soldiers and Sailors
of
Shelby County


Individual brass markers - similar to those shown in the first photo - denoting various wars since 1898 surround the base.
 
Erected 1907.
 
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812War, Mexican-AmericanWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 24.398′ N, 88° 47.44′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Illinois, in Shelby County. Memorial is at the intersection of East Main Street and South Washington Street, on the left when traveling west on East Main Street. Across the street from the Court House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shelbyville IL 62565, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. Freedom Square (here, next to this marker); Lincoln-Thornton Debate / Lincoln Circuit (a few steps from this marker); First Commercial Pick-up Baler (a few steps from this marker); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (a few steps from this marker); "Let's Debate" by John McClarey (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Shelby County Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln - Thornton Debate (within shouting distance of this marker); Anthony Thornton (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelbyville.
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 31, 2008
2. Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker
The Soldiers & Sailors Monument was designed by local artist, Robert Marshall Root.
Back View - Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 31, 2008
3. Back View - Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker and Shelby County Court House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 31, 2008
4. Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker and Shelby County Court House
Shelby County Courthouse and Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gene Tew, October 28, 2007
5. Shelby County Courthouse and Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker
Nearby Field Piece image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, August 31, 2008
6. Nearby Field Piece
Full View - - Soldiers and Sailors Monument - Revisited image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
7. Full View - - Soldiers and Sailors Monument - Revisited
(Click on any of these photos to see the Details.)
Center Front - - Soldiers and Sailors Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
8. Center Front - - Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Top Statue - - Soldiers and Sailors Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
9. Top Statue - - Soldiers and Sailors Monument
North/East Statue - Profile - - Soldiers and Sailors Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
10. North/East Statue - Profile - - Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Full View - - North/East Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
11. Full View - - North/East Statue
Full View - - North/West Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
12. Full View - - North/West Statue
Profile - - North/West Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
13. Profile - - North/West Statue
South/East Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
14. South/East Statue
Other View - - South/East Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
15. Other View - - South/East Statue
Profile - - South/West Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
16. Profile - - South/West Statue
Full View - - South/West Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
17. Full View - - South/West Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,406 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 9, 2008.   2, 3, 4. submitted on September 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   5. submitted on September 9, 2008.   6. submitted on September 6, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17. submitted on May 22, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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