Perry in Pike County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
“We have met the enemy and they are ours”
Oliver Hazard Perry, War of 1812 Naval Hero and namesake of the Village of Perry.
Erected 2013 by Village of Perry.
Location. 39° 46.996′ N, 90° 44.863′ W. Marker is in Perry, Illinois, in Pike County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Located in the park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perry IL 62362, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cross of Gold Speech (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Potawatomi Trail of Death (about 700 feet away); Perry Church of Christ Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cobb Family Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Grant and the 21st IL Regiment Skinner House (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Little Red Brick (approx. 7½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perry.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.