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Oakland in Coles County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
1. Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
1861 - - - - 1865
In Grateful remembrance
of the
Civil War Veterans

 
Erected 1928 by L.M.I. Club Oakland, Illinois.
 
Location. 39° 39.305′ N, 88° 1.681′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Illinois, in Coles County. Marker is on West Main Street west of North Pike Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the South/West lawn of the "Centennial City Park" in Oakland, Illinois. Bring along a picnic lunch. Marker is in this post office area: Oakland IL 61943, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gristmill Stone Recovered from the Little Embarras River (here, next to this marker); Oakland, Illinois Community W. W. I War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Dr. Hiram Rutherford (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Matson Slave Trial (about 400 feet away); Abraham Lincoln - Eighth Judicial District (approx. 10.7 miles away); Grandview Township Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 12.5 miles away); Coles County War Memorial (approx. 13.6 miles away); Coles County - - Civil War Memorial (approx. 13.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Wide View - - Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, May 15, 2010
2. Wide View - - Civil War Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 957 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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