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Monticello in Piatt County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Piatt County Veterans Memorial

Honor the past

— Protect the future —

 
 
Piatt County Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, August 5, 2013
1. Piatt County Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
To those who died
we show honor and pray for eternal rest.
To those still missing
we express our remembrance and hope.
To those who returned
we dedicate our eternal gratitude.
The grateful people of Piatt County
thank these veterans for their courage, sacrifice,
and commitment to the preservation of freedom.

 
Erected 2002 by Hamm-Burke American Legion Post #101 and Piatt County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #5346.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 40° 1.497′ N, 88° 34.36′ W. Marker is in Monticello, Illinois, in Piatt County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Main Street and North Charter Street, on the left when traveling east on West Main Street. The memorial sits on the corner in front of the Piatt County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monticello IL 61856, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln in Monticello
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Monticello Journeys (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trail of Death (approx. ¼ mile away); Potawatomi Trail of Death (approx. ¼ mile away); Lincoln - Douglas (approx. 1.2 miles away); Railroads Bring Change (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bement Goes to War (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monticello.
 
Also see . . .
1. Piatt County. Official web site of Piatt County, Illinois. (Submitted on August 15, 2013, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.) 

2. American Legion, Roy Hamm Post No. 101, Monticello, Ill. Papers, 1919-1955. Web site for the Illinois History and Lincoln Collections. (Submitted on August 15, 2013, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.) 

3. Piatt County, IL. Web site of the U.S.A. Veterans' & Military Organizations. (Submitted on August 15, 2013, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.) 
 
Piatt County Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Abel, August 5, 2013
2. Piatt County Veterans Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2013, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Would appreciate a full view photo of the Courthouse. • Can you help?

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