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Oakland in Coles County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
1. Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
1861 - 1865
In Grateful remembrance
of the
Civil War Veterans

 
Erected 1928 by L.M.I. Club Oakland, Illinois.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 39.305′ N, 88° 1.681′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Illinois, in Coles County. Memorial is on West Main Street west of North Pike Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is on the South/West lawn of the "Centennial City Park" in Oakland, Illinois. Bring along a picnic lunch. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland IL 61943, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gristmill Stone Recovered from the Little Embarras River (here, next to this marker); Oakland, Illinois Community W. W. I War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Dr. Hiram Rutherford (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Matson Slave Trial (about 400 feet away); Newman Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 10.1 miles away); The Streibich Blacksmith Shop (approx. 10.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 10.7 miles away); Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 12˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
Wide View - - Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
2. Wide View - - Civil War Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,176 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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