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Near Libertyville in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Serbian Orthodox Monastery of St. Sava

 
 
Serbian Orthodox Monastery of St. Sava Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2012
1. Serbian Orthodox Monastery of St. Sava Marker
Inscription.  
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 42° 20.047′ N, 87° 57.072′ W. Marker is near Libertyville, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker is on Illinois Route 21, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32377 North Illinois Route 21, Libertyville IL 60048, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Dragoljub Mihailovich (within shouting distance of this marker); ACE Roller Coaster Landmark (approx. 2½ miles away); The Mother Rudd Barn (approx. 3.1 miles away); Cook Memorial Library (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Story of This Land (approx. 4.6 miles away); 164 Hawley (approx. 4.6 miles away); St. Andrew Church Bell (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Rondout Train Robbery (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Libertyville.
 
Also see . . .
Serbian Orthodox Monastery of St. Sava Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2012
2. Serbian Orthodox Monastery of St. Sava Marker
Marker is at right side of photo.
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this page online

1. Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery and Seminary. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on November 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.) 

2. The Sad Life of Peter II, and the Curious Disinterring of the King of Yugoslavia From Libertyville. Chicago Magazine website entry:
Peter II was disinterred from St. Sava, his body was reburied in Serbia after the fall of Tito and Yugoslavia. (Submitted on August 10, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.) 

3. King Peter II of Yugoslavia. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on May 24, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Serbian Orthodox Monastery of St. Sava image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2012
3. Serbian Orthodox Monastery of St. Sava
Corner stone at St. Sava Monastery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2012
4. Corner stone at St. Sava Monastery
Grave of King Peter II at St. Sava Monastery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2012
5. Grave of King Peter II at St. Sava Monastery
Serbian King Peter II is the only European monarch buried on American soil.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 30, 2022