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American Heroes Mural

by Gene Davis

 
 
American Heroes Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 24, 2021
1. American Heroes Mural Marker
Inscription.  The City of Streator wishes to thank artist Gene Davis for his inspiration of the American Heroes Mural for the City Park.

Thank You to these donors—
AMVETS Post 120 • Streator Firefighters #56 • City of Streator • Doug Patterson • Joe Hatzer & Son • Lynn Hayden • Jimmie & Gigi Lansford • Ed & Cathy Brozak


1. US Army Ranger
2. Eugene Carr MOH Civil War
3. Dr. Mary E. Walker, civilian surgeon MOH Civil War
4. USAAF Nurse WWII
5. US Navy
6. Roy P. Benevidez MOH
7. US Army National Guard CH radio op
8. Mitchell Red Cloud MOH Korea
9. USAF Special Forces
10. US Coast Guard
11. Gen. Douglas McArthur MOH WWII
12. US Army Cavalry
13. Hubert "Hub" Zemke WWII ace, POW Germany
14. US Army of the Revolution
15. Gen. Norman Schwarzkof
16. US Army Afghanistan
17. US Navy Nurse
18. US Navy 1867
19. Sgt. Alvin York MOH WWI
20. US Marine
21. US Navy pilot
22. Orion P. Howe, age 14 MOH CM War, Streator IL
23. US Marine Gulf War
24. US Service canine
 
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Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, AfghanistanWar, US CivilWar, World IWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 41° 7.338′ N, 88° 49.932′ W. Marker is in Streator, Illinois, in LaSalle County. Memorial is on East Hickory Street just west of North Vermillion Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker and mural are located on the south side of Streator City Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 North Vermillion Street, Streator IL 61364, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II (here, next to this marker); Streator Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the Soldiers, Sailors, and Patriots of the American Revolutionary War (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Plumb (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel Ralph Plumb (about 500 feet away); George "Honey Boy" Evans (about 600 feet away); Streator Baseball (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Flight of the Vin Fiz (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Streator.
 
American Heroes Mural Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 24, 2021
2. American Heroes Mural Marker
(looking south • south side of Streator City Park)
American Heroes Mural (<i>detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
3. American Heroes Mural (detail)
American Heroes Mural (<i>legend</i>) image. Click for full size.
4. American Heroes Mural (legend)
American Heroes Mural image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 24, 2021
5. American Heroes Mural
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 6, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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