Cairo in Alexander County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
World War I Memorial
glory of the sons
city of Cairo
who served their
country in the
First World War
Harry L. Bolen
Feb. 3, 1896 Jan. 17, 1974
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 36° 59.915′ N, 89° 9.906′ W. Marker is in Cairo, Illinois, in Alexander County. Memorial is at the intersection of Washington Avenue (U.S. 51) and 5th Street, on the right when traveling north on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cairo IL 62914, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Duncan Cannon (approx. half a mile away); The Cairo Custom House (approx. half a mile away); Seaman (approx. half a mile away); York the Slave (approx. half a mile away); The Cairo Public Library (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mary J. Safford (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Beginning of the Third Principal MeridianPresident Clinton Visits Cairo, Illinois (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cairo.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.