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Millstadt in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Millstadt Post 7980

 

— "Lest we forget." —

 
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By Thomas Smith, April 10, 2021
1. Veterans of Foreign Wars Millstadt Post 7980 Marker
Inscription.  
This M-47 Patton Tank is place here as a memorial to all veterans who served the United States of America during times of need.

Let it stand as a constant reminder of the dedication, honor and pride shown by the devoted veterans and the lives given to their country. By their example may others know the true meaning of liberty and freedom.
 
Erected 1989 by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Millstadt Post 7980.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 38° 27.553′ N, 90° 6.059′ W. Marker is in Millstadt, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Veterans Drive and South Illinois Street (Illinois Route 158), on the right when traveling south on South Veterans Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millstadt IL 62260, 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. Log Cabin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Millstadt Crusaders (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Liederkranz

Veterans of Foreign Wars Millstadt Post 7980 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, April 10, 2021
2. Veterans of Foreign Wars Millstadt Post 7980 Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Whiteside Station (approx. 5.1 miles away); Kaskaskia-Cahokia Trail (approx. 5.1 miles away); Schmidt Beer Cave (approx. 5.1 miles away); Historic Shoemaker School (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millstadt.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 16 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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