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Kane County Govt Center Cornerstone - 1941 image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., April 7, 2016
Kane County Govt Center Cornerstone - 1941
Illinois (Kane County), Geneva — Kane County Government Center
. . . — Map (db m94262) HM
Illinois (Kane County), Geneva — Kane County Veterans Memorial Dedicated November 11, 2004

To honor all men and women from Kane County who served in the United States Armed Forces

To detail and reflect on the sacrifices made by Veterans of this nation who defended freedom in the 20th century.

To permanently inscribe the . . . — Map (db m94309) WM

Illinois (Kane County), Geneva — Korean War (1950 - 1955)

Major Campaigns and Deaths

Pusan Perimeter 8/50-9/50) 3,603 Chosin Reservoir (11/50-12/50) 1,641 Kunu-Ri (11/50-12/50) 1,194 Naktong Breakout (9/50) 834 Hoengsong (2/51) 773 Taejon (7/50) 638 Heartbreak . . . — Map (db m94915) HM WM

Illinois (Kane County), Geneva — Masonic Building

Fox River Chapter #14 Royal Arch Masons Chartered September 2, 1852

Geneva Lodge #139 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Chartered October 5, 1854 — Map (db m94268) HM

Illinois (Kane County), Geneva — Spanish-American/Philippines War (1898 - 1902)

Major Campaigns and Deaths

San Juan Heights/El Caney, Cuba (6/98-7/98) 1,475 Cuba Campaign (6/98-8/98) 350 Battle of February 4th, Philippines (2/99) 60 Balangiga Massacre, Philippines (9/01) 48 Manila, . . . — Map (db m94845) HM WM

Illinois (Kane County), Geneva — The Lincoln Highway Amenities Along The Highway Geneva, Illinois —

Geneva played an important role in connecting the cities of the Fox River Valley to the Lincoln Highway. The city was eager to cater to the newly motoring public by offering well-lit, paved streets, a stop-and-go light, and a motorcycle . . . — Map (db m94267) HM

Illinois (Kane County), Geneva — Vietnam (1964-1975 U.S. Involvement)

Major Campaigns and Deaths

Tet Offensive 1/68-2/68) 2,500 Vietcong Offensive (2/69) 1,140 Operation Rolling Thunder (2/65-11/68) 818 Battle of Khe Sahn (1/68-4/68) 730 Battle of Dak To (11/67) 285 Operation . . . — Map (db m94949) HM WM

Illinois (Kane County), Geneva — World War I (1917-1918 U.S. Involvement)

Major Campaigns and Deaths

Meuse-Argonne, France (9/18-11/18) 26,277 Aisne-Marne, France (7/18-8/18) 6,992 Somme, France (8/18-11/18) 3,221 Oise-Aisne, France (8/18-11/18) 1,919 St. Mihiel, France (9/18) 1,799 . . . — Map (db m94883) HM WM

Illinois (Kane County), Geneva — World War II (1941-1946 U.S. Involvement)

Major Campaigns and Deaths

Pacific Theater Leyte/Luzon/Southern Islands, Philippines (10/44-7/45) 20,569 Philippines (12/41-5/42) 15,386 Okinawa/Ryukyus, Japan (3/45-7/45) 12,183 Iwo Jima, Japan . . . — Map (db m94903) HM WM


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