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Historical Markers and War Memorials in St. Clair County, Illinois

 
Clickable Map of St. Clair County, Illinois and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg St. Clair County, IL (117) Clinton County, IL (4) Madison County, IL (152) Monroe County, IL (76) Randolph County, IL (67) Washington County, IL (3) St. Louis County, MO (491) St. Louis County, MO (419)  St.ClairCounty(117) St. Clair County (117)  ClintonCounty(4) Clinton County (4)  MadisonCounty(152) Madison County (152)  MonroeCounty(76) Monroe County (76)  RandolphCounty(67) Randolph County (67)  WashingtonCounty(3) Washington County (3)  St.LouisMissouri(491) St. Louis (491)  St.LouisCounty(419) St. Louis County (419)
Adjacent to St. Clair County, Illinois
    Clinton County (4)
    Madison County (152)
    Monroe County (76)
    Randolph County (67)
    Washington County (3)
    St. Louis, Missouri (491)
    St. Louis County, Missouri (419)
 
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101Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 119 E First Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2006 —
Built in 1914 by Budina Bros. for O'Fallon physician Herman T. Bechtold, this building housed various businesses over the years, including Dr. Bechtold's office. Its best known tenants, however, were the U.S. Post Office for which it was built, 1914 . . . Map (db m148569) HM
102Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 122 E State Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2009 —
O'Fallon's first theater built exclusively for motion pictures, the 500 seat State Theatre was built in 1937. It was here that O'Fallonites watched countless movies including those of O'Fallon native William Holden and the nephew of O'Fallon . . . Map (db m148588) HM
103Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 123 E First Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2009 —
Built in 1907 for O'Fallon physician Herman T. Bechtold, this building originally housed Samuel E. McGeehon's Grocery & Hardware store until 1926 when it became the home of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A & P) through 1940. O'Fallon's first . . . Map (db m148566) HM
104Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 126 E State Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2009 —
Except during Prohibition, this building has been a saloon or tavern since it was built in the late 19th century. In 1920, it was purchased by Stephen and Emily "Ma" Rush as a soft drink parlor, later a confectionery and ice cream parlor. It was . . . Map (db m148579) HM
105Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 220 E State Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2006 —
When it was built in 1908 by Joseph Taylor, this building, known as the Opera House, was considered "the wonder of the area." From its opening in 1909 until 1940, O'Fallonites were treated to public events, motion pictures and live shows - traveling . . . Map (db m148574) HM
106Illinois (St. Clair County), O'Fallon — 225 W First Street — Main Street O'Fallon Landmark Award — Presented 2006 —
This building is home to O'Fallon's oldest existing business, established in 1894 by Mathias Schwarz as Schwarz Furniture & Undertaking. A hearse and carriage barn with elevator was built in the rear in 1909, and a funeral chapel was located next . . . Map (db m152563) HM
107Illinois (St. Clair County), Scott Air Force Base — C-130E Hercules — 62-1892
The C-130 Hercules was designed in 1951, for the US Air Force Tactical Air Command, to fill a request for proposal for a jet transport able to airdrop troops at 125 knots (144 MPH). Lockheed was chosen to build the transport, and the YC-130A flew . . . Map (db m162350) HM
108Illinois (St. Clair County), Scott Air Force Base — C-140A Jetstar — 59-5959
Lockheed's 1329 business jet prototype, first flown on September 4, 1957, became the basis for the C-140 Jetstar. Built primarily for the civilian market, the Air Force only purchased 16 Jetstars, which it began receiving in late 1961. Military . . . Map (db m162352) HM
109Illinois (St. Clair County), Scott Air Force Base — C-141B Starlifter — 65-0236
President John F. Kennedy pushed a golden telegraph key at the White House that sent a signal to open the hanger doors in Marietta, Georgia, for the August 22, 1963, official rollout of the first C-141A Starlifter (61-2775). That aircraft flew for . . . Map (db m162243) HM
110Illinois (St. Clair County), Scott Air Force Base — C-21A — 84-0065
Learjet introduced the Model 35A multi-role business jet in 1976 and produced the last of over 600 aircraft in 1994. This aircraft was the basis for the Air Force C-21A. Delivery of the C-21 fleet began in April 1984 and was completed when the 84th . . . Map (db m162347) HM
111Illinois (St. Clair County), Scott Air Force Base — C-9A Nightingale — 71-0877
A modified McDonnell Douglas DC-9, the C-9A was the only aircraft in the US Air Force inventory at the time specifically dedicated to the movement of litter and ambulatory patients. The name "nightingale" was selected by the chief nurse of the 375th . . . Map (db m162351) HM
112Illinois (St. Clair County), Scott Air Force Base — KC-135E Stratotanker — 56-3611
Boeing's 367-80 prototype jet transport, first introduced in May 1954, became the basis for the KC-135. On September 1, 1954, Strategic Air Command ordered the first 29 of its future 732-plane fleet - almost one KC-135 for each B-52 bomber. First . . . Map (db m162345) HM
113Illinois (St. Clair County), Smithton — In Memory of All American Veterans
This memorial honors all American Veterans who , although separated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal-to valiantly protect our country's freedom. Let it stand as a constant reminder from a grateful nation - they will not be . . . Map (db m169919) WM
114Illinois (St. Clair County), Smithton — Roll of Honor
Prairie Du-Long Township Roll of Honor Soldiers and Sailors 1919 Priv. William Birkner • Sergt. Robert Brielmier • Corp. Edwin Brielmier • Corp. Clemence Brielmier • Priv. Ben Brielmier • Priv. Edward Bretch • Priv. Edward . . . Map (db m172501) WM
115Illinois (St. Clair County), St. Libory — Veterans Memorial
Lets us hold in honored memory those who gave their lives, and those who have served their Country that mankind may hope for a better World.Map (db m170696) WM
116Illinois (St. Clair County), State Park Place — Mound 50
Narrow test trenches were dug into the south and east sides of Mound 50 that showed this was a low, dome-shaped mound built in at least two stages and probably dates to the 120Os. Several large pits were dug into it and at least two large posts . . . Map (db m161396) HM
117Illinois (St. Clair County), State Park Place — Mound 51
Mound 51, or Persimmon Mound, was an oval platform mound. It has been reconstructed since the original mound was sold for fill by a former owner. Excavations done when the mound was being leveled identified a couple building stages, some hearths and . . . Map (db m161395) HM

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