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Image for Marion Tornado Memorial - Marion, ILview gallery

EE19.5 km

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Disaster MemorialsMarion Tornado Memorial - Marion, IL

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Memorial in circle of old US highways in center of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/28/2008

last visited: 4/11/2009

Image for Orient #2 Mine Explosion, Benton, ILview gallery

NENE33.8 km

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Disaster MemorialsOrient #2 Mine Explosion, Benton, IL

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Coal Mine Explosion that took the lives of 119 miners.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/2/2008

last visited: 9/22/2013

Image for 1937 Flood Memorial - Paducah, Kentuckyview gallery

SESE87.9 km

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Disaster Memorials1937 Flood Memorial - Paducah, Kentucky

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Memorial for the devastating flood along the Ohio River in 1937 located in Paducah, Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 3/2/2011

Image for Griffin Tornado, Griffin, INview gallery

NENE119.4 km

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Disaster MemorialsGriffin Tornado, Griffin, IN

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This tornado devastated three states. One of the longest lived tornadoes on record.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 9/1/2008

last visited: 9/6/2016

Image for Small Pox Island - West Alton, MOview gallery

NWNW155.3 km

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Disaster MemorialsSmall Pox Island - West Alton, MO

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Sunflower Island was plowed over in 1936 to make way for a dam and locks. The 300 buried prisoners were discovered and disturbed. The dirt from the island, including the skeletons of the deceased, was used as fill for one of the embankments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/16/2020

last visited: never

Image for Virden Massacre - Mt. Olive, ILview gallery

NN156.6 km

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Disaster MemorialsVirden Massacre - Mt. Olive, IL

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This memorial to the disaster is in the only labor union own cemetery in the nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/2/2013

last visited: 6/5/2015

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