Chester in Randolph County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Spirit of 1776
1776 - 1976
"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); Popeye & The Perennial Pups (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cole Oyl (approx. 0.3 miles away); King Blozo (approx. 0.4 miles away); This Eternal Flame (approx. 0.4 miles away); For God and Country (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Last updated on April 22, 2022, by Edward Troxel of Creal Springs, Illinois. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.