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

Vermilion County War Memorial

Catlin Lions Veterans Memorial

 
 
Vermilion County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
1. Vermilion County War Memorial
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Inscription.  
World War I
World War II
Korean / Vietnam / Desert Storm

(The names of approximately 530 servicemen are included on the memorial. These names can be viewed at the link included below.)
 
Erected 2002 by Catlin Lions Club.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesMilitaryWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 4.146′ N, 87° 42.079′ W. Marker is in Catlin, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Paris Street and "North" Street, on the right when traveling south on North Paris Street. On the grounds of the Catlin Heritage Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 North Paris Street, Catlin IL 61817, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Potawatomi - A Trail of Death (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln in Tilton, Illinois (approx. 3.4 miles away); Servicemen From Tilton
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(approx. 3˝ miles away); Tilton Honor Roll (approx. 3˝ miles away); Proudly We Pay Tribute (approx. 3.7 miles away); Memorial To Westville Area Coal Miners (approx. 3.7 miles away); Westville War Memorials (approx. 3.8 miles away); Salt Kettle (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Veterans Memorial Dedicated. All the Veterans' names are listed. As well, there are many items of interest on this "Catlin Lions Veterans Memorial" web site, which provides the entire story about the memorial. The Catlin, Illinois Lions Club and entire Community worked extensively to Honor the Veterans of their area. (Submitted on September 8, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
World War I - - Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
2. World War I - - Memorial
Click on the "Veterans Memorial Dedicated" link above to view all the names of the veterans.
World War II - - Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
3. World War II - - Memorial
Click on the "Veterans Memorial Dedicated" link above to view all the names of the veterans.
War Memorial - - Korean / Vietnam / Desert Storm image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
4. War Memorial - - Korean / Vietnam / Desert Storm
Click on the "Veterans Memorial Dedicated" link above to view all the names of the veterans.
Shaded Rest - - Bench Facing the Memorials image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
5. Shaded Rest - - Bench Facing the Memorials
Paris Street can be seen in the background.
Side View - - Shaded Rest Bench Area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
6. Side View - - Shaded Rest Bench Area
War Memorial - - As Seen from Paris Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, September 7, 2008
7. War Memorial - - As Seen from Paris Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,888 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 8, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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