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Brussels in Calhoun County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, November 12, 2020
1. Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the veteran
men and women who served
their country in the
military services

 
Erected 2008 by American Legion (Francis Pohlman Post 685).
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 38° 56.792′ N, 90° 35.093′ W. Marker is in Brussels, Illinois, in Calhoun County. Memorial is on Main Street (County Route 1) south of Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 161 Main St, Brussels IL 62013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wittmond Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Elijah Lovejoy (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Piasa Bird (approx. 2.9 miles away); Illiniwek (approx. 2.9 miles away); The CCC (approx. 3 miles away); Pere Jacques Marquette (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away in Missouri); "Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers (approx. 8.9 miles away in Missouri).
 
Regarding Veterans Memorial.
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 12, 2020
2. Veterans Memorial
Marker is in front of the American Legion.
To access Brussels from the north is to take county roads from Hardin (15 miles), and access from Missouri or Jersey County, Illinois is only by ferry. The Grafton Ferry (free) is six miles east of Brussels and it leads to Illinois Route 100. The Golden Eagle Ferry (toll) is six miles southeast of Brussels and it leads to Missouri.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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