Silvis in Rock Island County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Hero Street, U.S.A.
Erected 1989 by City of Silvis and The Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list.
Location. 41° 30.812′ N, 90° 25.48′ W. Marker is in Silvis, Illinois, in Rock Island County. Marker is on 2nd Street 0.1 miles south of 1st Avenue (Illinois Route 84). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Silvis IL 61282, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within USA T131, 280mm, Heavy Motorized Gun (approx. 6 miles away); USA M102, 105mm, Howitzer (approx. 6 miles away); 15-Inch Rodman Gun (approx. 6 miles away); Historic Davenport / Interstate 80 Bridge (approx. 6˝ miles away in Iowa); a different marker also named Historic Davenport / Interstate 80 Bridge (approx. 6.6 miles away in Iowa); Marion G. Crandell (approx. 7 miles away in Iowa); Fort Armstrong (approx. 7.3 miles away); Blackhawk Purchase Treaty Commemorative (approx. 7.9 miles away in Iowa).
Also see . . . Hero Street Home Page. (Submitted on July 18, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,139 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.