Everyday Heroes

Everyday Heroes (HM6XL)

Location: Danville, IL 61834 Vermilion County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 11.973', W 87° 37.603'

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Police and Firefighter Memorial

Left Panel

Honoring our Firefighters
whose lives were lost in the line of duty


· Albert Shanks - Fallen - February 17, 1915· Albert Holmes - Fallen - February 17, 1915· Gene Anderson - Fallen - August 11, 1976· Wayne Turpin - Fallen - December 1, 1983· Hubert Golden - Fallen - December 29, 1983 ·

A Fireman's Prayer

When I am called to duty God
Wherever flames may rage,
Give me strength to save some life
Whatever be its age.

Help me embrace a little child
before it is too late,
or save an older person from
the horror of that fate.

Enable me to be alert and
hear the weakest shout,
and quickly and efficiently
to put the fire out.

I want to fill my calling and
to give the best in me,
to guard my every neighbor and
protect his property.

And if according to my fate
I am to lose my life,
please bless with your protecting hand
my children and my wife.

Right Panel
Honoring our Officers
whose lives were lost in the line of duty

· August Lind - Fallen - April 10, 1908· David Farnsworth - Fallen - January 27, 1876· Myron Decker - Fallen - June 6, 2001 ·

A Policeman's Prayer

When I start my tour of duty God
wherever crime may be,
As I walk the darkened streets alone
let me be close to thee.
Please give me understanding
with both the young and old,
let me listen with attention
until their story's told.

Let me never make a judgment
in a rash or callous way,
But let me hold my patience
let each man have his say.

Lord, if some dark and dreary night
I must give up my life,
Lord, with your understanding love
protect my children and wife.
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Details
HM NumberHM6XL
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 4:09am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 446659 N 4450093
Decimal Degrees40.19955000, -87.62671667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 11.973', W 87° 37.603'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 11' 58.38" N, 87° 37' 36.18" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3039-3059 US-136, Danville IL 61834, US
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