Kane County Soldier & Sailor Monument
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 53.186 W 088° 18.507
16T E 391443 N 4637994
Quick Description: This monument located in front of the old Kane County Courthouse in Geneva, IL.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 4/23/2006 6:30:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMB50
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
Views: 122

Long Description:

This monument is dedicated to Kane County residents who participated in all wars. The original monument was for the Civil War participants. The World War I parts of the monument are two WWI naval guns mounted on each side of the monument. The guns are 4.7 inch naval guns one from the U.S.S. New Orleans and the other from the U.S.S. Albany. The WWI portion of the monument was dedicated April 1, 1925.

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 04/01/1925

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Kane County and Grand Army of Republic

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
100 S. 3rd St.
Geneva, Illinois

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Website for this Monument: Not listed

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