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Dixon in Lee County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Our Fathers — Veterans of 1861-1865

 
 
Our Fathers — Veterans of 1861-1865 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 25, 2016
1. Our Fathers — Veterans of 1861-1865 Marker
Inscription.  
Presented by
The Daughters of the Union Veterans
of the Civil War
in memory of
Our Fathers — Veterans of
1861-1865


Dedicated June 14, 1939

 
Erected 1939 by Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 50.546′ N, 89° 28.915′ W. Marker is in Dixon, Illinois, in Lee County. Memorial is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 52) and East 2nd Street (Illinois Route 2), on the right when traveling north on Lincoln Highway. Marker is located near the northwest corner of the Old Lee County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dixon IL 61021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wings of Peace and Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Ward T. Miller (within shouting distance of this marker); Berlin Wall Replica (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Supports Fremont for President (about
Our Fathers — Veterans of 1861-1865 Memorial Sundial image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 25, 2016
2. Our Fathers — Veterans of 1861-1865 Memorial Sundial
(sundial on top of the memorial)
Click or scan to see
this page online
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dixon Public Library (about 500 feet away); First Christian Church (about 500 feet away); Dixon Historic Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dixon.
 
Our Fathers — Veterans of 1861-1865 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 25, 2016
3. Our Fathers — Veterans of 1861-1865 Memorial
(old Lee County Courthouse in background)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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