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Waukegan in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Waukegan Veterans Memorial

 
 
Waukegan Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
1. Waukegan Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated
to all
Veterans

Those who
have served
past, present
and future


 
Erected by Smith Spaid VFW Post 1293.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 42° 21.564′ N, 87° 50.138′ W. Marker is in Waukegan, Illinois, in Lake County. Memorial is at the intersection of Washington Street and South West Street, on the right when traveling east on Washington Street. Located in Veterans Memorial Plaza in Washington Park at the intersection of Washington Street and South West Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waukegan IL 60085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orion Perseus Howe (here, next to this marker); Cpl. Richard E. Bush Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Waukegan Doughboy Statue (a few steps from this marker); Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to Ray Bradbury Park
Waukegan Veterans Memorial Patriot's Wall and Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
2. Waukegan Veterans Memorial Patriot's Wall and Fountain
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Ray Bradbury Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company (approx. 1.3 miles away); Joseph T. Bowen Country Club (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waukegan.
 
More about this memorial. The marker is complemented by a granite globe fountain surrounded by the Patriot's Wall of plaques naming veterans by war. Also featured is the bronze flag with representation for each of the four branches of the Armed Service.
 
Waukegan Veterans Memorial Bronze Flag image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
3. Waukegan Veterans Memorial Bronze Flag
Waukegan Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
4. Waukegan Veterans Memorial Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Palatine, Illinois. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 9, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Palatine, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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