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Central Plaza - Carbondale, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 43.630 W 089° 12.953
16S E 304720 N 4177855
Quick Description: Once the center of the "town square", now just a green space in the middle of "downtown".
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/17/2014 8:03:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMKYW3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Raine
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Long Description:

County of site: Jackson County
Location of plaza: E. Main St. (IL 13) & S. Washington St., & the train tracks, Carbondale
Plaza built in 1966-67
Plaza created by: Lions Club, Park District, City Government, Illinois Central Railroad

Today this plaza is full of flowers, shrubs, and walks. It is also home to a huge veterans memorial with has a separate plaque for each war the US has been in in the 20th century
If you view the map in the photo gallery, this plaza sits where #3 is in a box.

I was here in 2006, and at lunch time. It was full of secretaries and office staff personnel trying to wolf down some lunch in sun light and beauty, before returning to the grind

Street Address (if known):
E. Main St. & S. Wahington St.
Carbondale, IL USA

Condition?: excellent condition, but almost buried under

Visit Instructions:
1) Please provide a photo you have taken of the Friendship Arch, Monument or Plaque.

2) If known, please indicate the operating Lions Club responsible for the placement of the Friendship Arch, Monument or Plaque.

3) Any other information regarding your visit would be greatly appreciated.

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