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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
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 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USA T131, 280mm, Heavy Motorized Gun (approx. 6 miles USA M102, 105mm, Howitzer (approx. 6 miles away); 15-Inch Rodman Gun (approx. 6 miles away); Historic Davenport / Interstate 80 Bridge (approx. 6½ 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.)
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,124 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.