The American Legion Memorial
Built in 1949 by Morton Grove Post 134 of the American Legion, Dept. of Illinois. This has been the post's home and base for veterans of military service of all eras to work together and provide help to their comrades and others with needs.
The memorial is dedicated to Morton Grove Heroes who made the Supreme Sacrifice serving in our nation's military. Its record as a center for action, benefiting the community and youth, as well as veterans, has established it as a lasting and meaningful memorial to the service of those honored.
Erected by Morton Grove Historical Society.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1949.
Location. 42° 2.482′ N, 87° 46.862′ W. Marker is in Morton Grove, Illinois, in Cook County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6140 West Dempster Street, Morton Grove IL 60053, 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. Indian Trading Post (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Indian - Potawatomi Tribe Eagle Dancer
Also see . . .
1. Morton Grove American Legion Post 134. (Submitted on May 8, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Morton Grove American Legion Memorial Civic Center. Repaired link; 10/30/2020 LPG. (Submitted on May 8, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 8, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.