Catlin in Vermilion County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Vermilion County War Memorial
Catlin Lions Veterans Memorial
World War II
Korean / Vietnam / Desert Storm
(The names of approximately 530 servicemen are included on the memorial. These names can be viewed at the link included below.)
Erected 2002 by Catlin Lions Club.
Location. 40° 4.146′ N, 87° 42.079′ W. Marker is in Catlin, Illinois, in Vermilion County. Marker is at the intersection of North Paris Street and "North" Street, on the right when traveling south on North Paris Street. Touch for map. On the grounds of the Catlin Heritage Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 North Paris Street, Catlin IL 61817, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Potawatomi - A Trail of Death (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln in Tilton, Illinois (approx. 3.4 miles away); Servicemen From Tilton (approx. 3½ miles away); Tilton Honor Roll (approx. 3½ miles away); Proudly We Pay Tribute (approx. 3.7 miles away); Memorial To Westville Area Coal Miners (approx. 3.7 miles away); Westville War Memorials (approx. 3.8 miles away); Trail of Death 1838 (approx. 5.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Veterans Memorial Dedicated. All the Veterans' names are listed. As well, there are many items of interest on this "Catlin Lions Veterans Memorial" web site, which provides the entire story about the memorial. The Catlin, Illinois Lions Club and entire Community worked extensively to Honor the Veterans of their area. (Submitted on September 8, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Heroes • Military • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,647 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 8, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.