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Burr Ridge in DuPage County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Bruno F. Shustek

Shustek Pond

Bruno F. Shustek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Bacon, March 3, 2017
1. Bruno F. Shustek Marker
Inscription. Bruno F. Shustek
Sept 10, 1899 - July 6, 1930
Shustek Pond
In honor of Bruno F. Shustek, who gave his life attempting a daring midair rescue of parachutist Mary Fahrney, just northwest of this site, on July 6, 1930.

This pond was officially named Shustek Pond by the United States Board on Geographic Names on April 9, 2015.
Erected 2015.
Location. 41° 45.664′ N, 87° 55.096′ W. Marker is in Burr Ridge, Illinois, in DuPage County. Marker is on Veterans Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7075 Veterans Blvd, Willowbrook IL 60527, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ben Fuller House (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Indian Boundary Line (approx. 5 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. 5.1 miles away); Main Street Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away); Farmer's and Merchant's Bank Building (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Main Street Cemetery (approx. 5.3 miles away); Mammoth Spring (approx. 6˝ miles away); Haymarket Martyrs’ Monument (approx. 9.1 miles away).
Additional keywords. Route 66
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2017, by Richard Bacon of Orland park, Illinois. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 3, 2017, by Richard Bacon of Orland park, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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