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Griggsville in Pike County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Emily Pursley, July 28, 2019
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  The Griggsville community would like to thank the men and women of the Armed Forces, who have served or are serving now, to protect our freedom. Let us not forget them, today, tomorrow, forever.
 
Erected 2005.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 39° 42.508′ N, 90° 43.528′ W. Marker is in Griggsville, Illinois, in Pike County. Memorial is on Purple Martin Boulevard (Quincy Street), in the median. The marker is beside the American Flag in the median of the boulevard. The plaque is on the side facing west. There is parking on both sides of the boulevard so the marker is easy to get to. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Griggsville IL 62340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skinner House (within shouting distance of this marker); Griggsville Fire Bell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lime Kiln (approx. 4.4 miles away); General Grant and the 21st IL Regiment (approx. 4.9 miles away); Cobb Family Cabin
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Emily Pursley, July 28, 2019
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(approx. 5.2 miles away); Perry Church of Christ Memorial Park (approx. 5.3 miles away); Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Griggsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 26, 2022