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Waukegan in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Waukegan Veterans Memorial

 
 
Waukegan Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
1. Waukegan Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated
to all
Veterans

Those who
have served
past, present
and future


 
Erected by Smith Spaid VFW Post 1293.
 
Location. 42° 21.564′ N, 87° 50.138′ W. Marker is in Waukegan, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and South West Street, on the right when traveling east on Washington Street. Touch for map. Located in Veterans Memorial Plaza in Washington Park at the intersection of Washington Street and South West Street. Marker is in this post office area: Waukegan IL 60085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orion Perseus Howe (here, next to this marker); Cpl. Richard E. Bush Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Waukegan Doughboy Statue (a few steps from this marker); Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company (approx. 1.3 miles away); Joseph T. Bowen Country Club (approx. 1.9 miles away); Building Four (approx. 3.2 miles away); Douglas A-4 "Skyhawk" (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waukegan.
 
More about this marker. The marker
Waukegan Veterans Memorial Patriot's Wall and Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
2. Waukegan Veterans Memorial Patriot's Wall and Fountain
is complemented by a granite globe fountain surrounded by the Patriot's Wall of plaques naming veterans by war. Also featured is the bronze flag with representation for each of the four branches of the Armed Service.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Waukegan Veterans Memorial Bronze Flag image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
3. Waukegan Veterans Memorial Bronze Flag
Waukegan Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
4. Waukegan Veterans Memorial Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Park Ridge, Illinois. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 9, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Park Ridge, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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