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Chester in Randolph County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Spirt of 1776

1776 - 1976

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, May 1, 2021
1. The Spirt of 1776 still lives in America Marker
Inscription.  
The spirit of 1776 still lives in America
"Honor the dead by helping the living"

 
Erected 1976 by Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 3553.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 37° 54.663′ N, 89° 49.49′ W. Marker is in Chester, Illinois, in Randolph County. Memorial is on State Street (Illinois Route 150) just south of Church Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 939 State St, Chester IL 62233, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wimpy (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Bluto (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cole Oyl (approx. 0.3 miles away); King Blozo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Four Nephews (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elias Kent Kane (approx. 0.4 miles away); Governor Shadrach Bond (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
 
The Spirt of 1776 still lives in America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, May 1, 2021
2. The Spirt of 1776 still lives in America Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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