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

Waukegan Doughboy Statue

 
 
Waukegan Doughboy Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
1. Waukegan Doughboy Statue Marker
Inscription.  In memory of Alvin E. Johnson & William W. Kyndberg
Presented to Homer Daringer Post No. 281 American Legion by Mrs. Alvin E. Johnson & Mrs. William W. Kyndberg
 
Erected 1945.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 42° 21.556′ N, 87° 50.139′ W. Marker is in Waukegan, Illinois, in Lake County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Washington Street and South West Street. Located in the Veterans Memorial Plaza in Washington Park. 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. Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial (here, next to this marker); Cpl. Richard E. Bush Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Waukegan Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Orion Perseus Howe (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to Ray Bradbury Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ray Bradbury Park (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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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 marker. The statue once stood in front of the Homer Dahringer American Legion Post.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Palatine, Illinois. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 9, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Palatine, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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