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

To Prepetuate and Rededicate our Democratic Principles

 
 
To Prepetuate and Rededicate our Democratic Principles Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, September 28, 2021
1. To Prepetuate and Rededicate our Democratic Principles Marker
Inscription.  To perpetuate and rededicate our democratic principles - to remind mankind of the importance under which we govern ourselves - we here commit unto all the people of the Village of Percy, Il - this display of flags before you - may the ever wave in peace for all to see and take solace in - may we never forget the true value these flags represent - we herewith recognize and salute the 100th year of the Village of Percy, Il and the 200th year of the Constitution of the United States. Percy American Legion Post 1145 & Auxiliary -- Commander: Carl H Killgrove, Sr. Vice: Paul Wedemeyer, Jr. Vice: Melvin Kiehna, Adjutant: Lawrence Dreyer. Sec - Treas Harvey Schaber, Service Officer: Leroy Momber, Historian: ted Liefer, Sgt.-at -Arms: Earl Witbracht, Pres: Margaret Schaber, 1st Vice: Mildred Luehr, 2nd Vice: Alberta Cochran, , Secretary: Beradine Witbracht, Treasure: Alberta Guebert, Chaplain: Dorothy Gerlach, Historian: mary Witbracht, SGT. - At -Arms: Edith Popham. Flags committee E. WillisC. Killgrove, F. Sieberg, E. Witbracht, P. Wedemeyer.
 
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38° 0.989′ N, 89° 37.044′ W. Marker is in Percy, Illinois, in Randolph County. Memorial is on East Pine Street, 0.1 miles east of Third St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 E Pine, Percy IL 62272, 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. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Founding of Steeleville (approx. 2.4 miles away); World Wars I and II Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Gold Star Mothers Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away); MIA and POW Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away); We Dedicate this Memorial to the Courage and Valor of the Members of our Community (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
To Prepetuate and Rededicate our Democratic Principles Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, September 28, 2021
2. To Prepetuate and Rededicate our Democratic Principles Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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