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Rock Island in Rock Island County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

15-Inch Rodman Gun

 
 
15-Inch Rodman Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 6, 2000
1. 15-Inch Rodman Gun Marker
Inscription. The 15-inch Rodman Gun was unveiled Memorial Day 1921 at Rock Island Arsenal.
 
Location. 41° 31.05′ N, 90° 32.444′ W. Marker is in Rock Island, Illinois, in Rock Island County. Marker is on Rodman Avenue. Touch for map. The Rodman Gun is located in Rock Island Arsenal Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Rock Island IL 61299, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USA M102, 105mm, Howitzer (a few steps from this marker); USA T131, 280mm, Heavy Motorized Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Armstrong (approx. 1.2 miles away); Blackhawk Purchase Treaty Commemorative (approx. 1.9 miles away in Iowa); Marion G. Crandell (approx. 2.1 miles away in Iowa); Lincoln and the Black Hawk War (approx. 5.4 miles away); Historic Davenport / Interstate 80 Bridge (approx. 6 miles away in Iowa); Hero Street, U.S.A. (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rock Island.
 
Categories. Military
 
15-Inch Rodman Gun image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 6, 2000
2. 15-Inch Rodman Gun
General Sherman Tank image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 6, 2000
3. General Sherman Tank
4th Armored Division General Sherman tank knocked out during the Battle of the Bulge Dec 16 1944 Jan 23 1945
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 19, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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