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Vandalia in Fayette County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Fayette County Veterans Memorial

Lest We Forget

 
 
Fayette County Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
1. Fayette County Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to all veterans
of Fayette County who
served their country
in the Armed Services of
the United States of America

Dedicated May 30, 2002

 
Erected 2002 by American Legion Post No. 95 and Grateful Citizens.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is May 30, 2002.
 
Location. 38° 57.529′ N, 89° 5.944′ W. Marker is in Vandalia, Illinois, in Fayette County. Marker is on 7th Street near Edwards Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 South 7th Street, Vandalia IL 62471, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Legion Post 95 War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers of the War for Independence Who Lived in Fayette County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First State Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vandalia (approx. ¼ mile
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away); Public Printer (approx. ¼ mile away); Welcome to the National Road Interpretive Center (approx. ¼ mile away); The Charters Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Flack's Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vandalia.
 
Fayette County Veterans Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
2. Fayette County Veterans Memorial Wall
Fayette County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
3. Fayette County Veterans Memorial
Representative names on memorial wall; several thousand Fayette County vets are listed
American Legion Post No. 95 Welcome image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
4. American Legion Post No. 95 Welcome
Howitzer on Display at Legion Post No. 95 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2011
5. Howitzer on Display at Legion Post No. 95
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 932 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 18, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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