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

Dedicated To The Fallen Heroes

 
 
Dedicated To The Fallen Heroes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 20, 2008
1. Dedicated To The Fallen Heroes Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to the Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom Lest they be forgotten
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm.
 
Location. 40° 27.673′ N, 87° 41.147′ W. Marker is in Hoopeston, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Memorial can be reached from McFerren Park Drive, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in McFerren Park at the South End on McFerren Park Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hoopeston IL 60942, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor of All Who Served (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dixie Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Honor of Those Who Served (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Original Milestone 121 (approx. 8.9 miles away); World War II War Memorial (approx. 11.2 miles away); Henning (Illinois) War Memorial (approx. 11.2 miles away); Origin of Milford (Illinois) (approx. 11˝ miles away); Rodney F. Reeves 1958 - 1981 (approx. 11˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoopeston.
 
Long View of  Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 20, 2008
2. Long View of Memorial Marker
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Memorial with Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 20, 2008
3. Memorial with Plaque
Plaque reads: PFC Jeffrey R. Wallace - - United States Army - - Operation Iraqi Freedom - - May 24, 2005
Side View of  Memorial  Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 20, 2008
4. Side View of Memorial Marker
Entrance to McFerren Park image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, September 20, 2008
5. Entrance to McFerren Park
Entrance has statement above arch-way: McFerren Park - - V.F.W. Memorial - - In Honor of All Vets.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,456 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 22, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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