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Springfield in Sangamon County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Our Fallen Illinois Service Members

 
 
Our Fallen Illinois Service Members Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 9, 2012
1. Our Fallen Illinois Service Members Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
Our fallen Illinois service members in
Operation Enduring Freedom
and
Operation Iraqi freedom

"The torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans - born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage - and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed."
President John F. Kennedy
Presented on
November 11, 2003
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd IraqWar, Afghanistan. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #35 John F. Kennedy series list.
 
Location. 39° 49.229′ N, 89° 40.134′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Illinois, in Sangamon County. Memorial is on North MacArthur Blvd. just north of West Oak Ridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield IL 62702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Illinois State Military Museum (here, next to this marker); Lincoln the Leader

Our Fallen Illinois Service Members Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 9, 2012
2. Our Fallen Illinois Service Members Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Lincoln Tomb Custodian's Residence (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Grave of Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.7 miles away); Temporary Tombs (approx. 0.7 miles away); Building the Lincoln Tomb (approx. 0.7 miles away); Some Exterior Features (approx. 0.7 miles away); Reconstruction and Renovation (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 510 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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