Columbia in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
War of 1812 • Civil War • WW I • WW II
Laid out in the late 1700s on acreage donated by the Ogles,its elevated grounds afford a view of lands settled by the pioneers—the Piggotts, Ogles, Biggs, Wilson and others. It was named for a French-Canadian family, and is sacred to the memory off all those buried here, including early pioneers and patriots of the Revolutionary and other succeeding wars of the United States.
Erected 1976 by American Legion Post 581 and the Monroe County Historial Society.
Location. 38° 27.807′ N, 90° 12.911′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Illinois, in Monroe County. Memorial can be reached from Palmer Road 0.3 miles north of Quarry Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia IL 62236, 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. American Freedom Fighter and Palestinian Girl (approx. 0.9 miles away); Memorial in honor of our sons and daughters (approx. 1½ miles away); Miller-Fiege Home Whiteside Station (approx. 2.4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away in Missouri); Civil War Union Women Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away in Missouri); Minnesota Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away in Missouri); Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery (approx. 4.3 miles away in Missouri). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • War, World I • War, World II •
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2019, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.