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Park Ridge in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

World War II Memorial

 
 
World War II Memorial - Park Ridge IL image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, 2016
1. World War II Memorial - Park Ridge IL
Inscription. These trees planted in honor of those who gave their lives in the service of their country

(Names not transcribed)
 
Erected 1947 by American Legion Auxiliary Mel Terney Unit 247.
 
Location. 41° 59.832′ N, 87° 50.14′ W. Marker is in Park Ridge, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Talcott Road and South Cumberland Avenue. Touch for map. The memorial is located adjacent to the west side wall of the South Park Rec center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 833 W Talcott Rd, Park Ridge IL 60068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edison Park World War I Memorial (approx. one mile away); Alexander Robinson (approx. 2.1 miles away); Burial Site of Josette Beaubien (approx. 3.9 miles away); Harrer Park (approx. 4.1 miles away); The American Legion Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Indian Trading Post (approx. 4.2 miles away); American Indian - Potawatomi Tribe Eagle Dancer (approx. 4.2 miles away); First McDonald's Franchise (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This memorial was originally located in the median of Devon Ave. and relocated

World War II Memorial at South Park Rec Center image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, 2016
2. World War II Memorial at South Park Rec Center
in 2015.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Park Ridge, Illinois. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Park Ridge, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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