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Grand Tower in Jackson County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

In Memoriam

 
 
In Memoriam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
1. In Memoriam Marker
Inscription.  

The American War Mothers,
Tower Rock Charter,
Grand Tower, Illinois,
Honor these men who made
The supreme sacrifice in
The service of their country

Robert Fisher • Roy E. Nimmo • Aubrey East • Robert S. East, Jr. • Lorain Rushing • Carol F. Myers • Walter W. Sorrels • Dean R. Wills • Wilburn C. Harrison
 
Erected 1954 by American War Mothers, Tower Rock Charter.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 37° 38.28′ N, 89° 30.661′ W. Marker is in Grand Tower, Illinois, in Jackson County. Memorial is on Park Road. Memorial is located at Devil's Backbone Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 236 Park Rd, Grand Tower IL 62942, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis and Clark in Illinois (approx. half a mile away); World Wars Memorial (approx. Ύ mile away); Altenburg (approx. 4.1 miles away in Missouri); James "Gene" Korando (approx. 10.9 miles away); Father Jacques Marquette
In Memoriam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 30, 2020
2. In Memoriam Marker
Marker is located at Devil's Backbone Park. Mississippi River is in the background.
(approx. 12.2 miles away in Missouri); Major General John A. Logan (approx. 12.7 miles away); Elizabeth Jenkins Logan (approx. 12.8 miles away); Israel Blanchard (approx. 13 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Tower.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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