“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Anna, Illinois

Clickable Map of Union County, Illinois and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Union County, IL (19) Alexander County, IL (34) Jackson County, IL (49) Johnson County, IL (7) Pulaski County, IL (13) Williamson County, IL (13) Cape Girardeau County, MO (88) Perry County, MO (21)  UnionCounty(19) Union County (19)  AlexanderCounty(34) Alexander County (34)  JacksonCounty(49) Jackson County (49)  JohnsonCounty(7) Johnson County (7)  PulaskiCounty(13) Pulaski County (13)  WilliamsonCounty(13) Williamson County (13)  CapeGirardeauCountyMissouri(88) Cape Girardeau County (88)  PerryCounty(21) Perry County (21)
Jonesboro is the county seat for Union County
Anna is in Union County
      Union County (19)  
      Alexander County (34)  
      Jackson County (49)  
      Johnson County (7)  
      Pulaski County (13)  
      Williamson County (13)  
      Cape Girardeau County, Missouri (88)  
      Perry County, Missouri (21)  
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1 Illinois, Union County, Anna — Illinois CentralFor 100 Years — 1851 - 1951 —
Main line of Mid-AmericaMap (db m191124) HM
2 Illinois, Union County, Anna — Illinois Medal of Honor Recipents
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
3 Illinois, Union County, Anna — Jonesboro Station, AnnaLooking for Lincoln — 1858 —
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
4 Illinois, Union County, Anna — King Neptune1942-1950 — Navy Mascot Pig —
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 BondsMap (db m117467) HM WM
5 Illinois, Union County, Anna — King Neptune1942-1950
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
6 Illinois, Union County, Anna — Operation Iraqi Freedom
To all who fought and lost their lives , to all who served in conflicts around the world in peace and war time past and present.Map (db m191112) WM
7 Illinois, Union County, Anna — They Passed This WayI-57 And The Trail Of Tears — Trail of Tears National Historic Trail —
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
8 Illinois, Union County, Anna — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of all who served our Country Air Force • Marines • Army • NavyMap (db m191068) WM
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9 Illinois, Union County, Anna — Veterans Memorial
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
10 Illinois, Union County, Anna — World War II Memorial
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
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Apr. 25, 2024