Historical Markers and War Memorials in Anna, Illinois
Jonesboro is the county seat for Union County
Anna is in Union County
Union County(19) ► ADJACENT TO UNION COUNTY Alexander County(32) ► Jackson County(49) ► Johnson County(7) ► Pulaski County(13) ► Williamson County(7) ► Cape Girardeau County, Missouri(60) ► Perry County, Missouri(14) ►
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The Medal of Honor was established during the Civil War and is the highest military decoration for bravery that can be awarded to any individual in the United States.
The names listed on this monument, are the men from Illinois who have . . . — — Map (db m191549) WM
In 1851, when the Illinois Central Railroad began surveying land in Union County, the county seat of Jonesboro was thought to be the logical choice for the location of the tracks. However, the city fathers declined to pay the required $50 surveying . . . — — Map (db m161071) HM
Raised by Patty Boner, West Frankfort; given to Navy recruiter Don Lingle, Anna; and auctioned by L. Oard Sitter, Anna around the State of Illinois for over $19,000,000 in WW II War Bonds — — Map (db m117467) HM WM
Buried here: King Neptune; Famous Navy Mascot Pig
Auctioned for $19,000,000.00 in War bonds.
1942-1946 to help make a free world.
This memorial site dedicated by Don C. Lingle, PNAC, NR-R
To the millions of people, who gave their . . . — — Map (db m161010) HM
Home to thousands of men, women, and
children, the Cherokee Nation once spread
across parts of Georgia, North Carolina,
Tennessee, and Alabama. The 1830 Indian
Removal Act required that the Cherokee
surrender their land and move west.
In . . . — — Map (db m161434) HM
This memorial is dedicated to all veterans of Union County. The greatest men and women who have ever walked the face of the earth.
Many gave all, offered their lives for the freedom America stands for. No greater sacrifice can be made, to . . . — — Map (db m191195) WM
Those of this community who gave their lives in service of our country in World War Two
Stanley H. Aldridge 1917-1944
Woodrow R. Aldridge 1912-1944
Oren M.C. Allen 1916-1945
Collan A. Appel 1914-1944
William J. Bass . . . — — Map (db m191206) WM