Marion Tornado Memorial

Marion Tornado Memorial (HM292J)

Location: Marion, IL 62959 Williamson County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 43.839', W 88° 55.631'

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Inscription
(front side)
In memory of
James Gulledge
Ferne Kobler
Zelma Latham
Lynn Sue Moore
Pauline Pearson
Mae Rader
James Simmons
Helen White
Leona White
Effie Jane Wilson
May 29, 1982

(back side)
On May 29, 1982
at 3:15 P.M. a
tornado struck
Marion leaving
10 dead
136 injured
161 homes destroyed
175 Apts.
destroyed
1000 homeless
47 businesses
destroyed
50 Million dollars
in losses

Dedicated in prayer
and thanksgiving
to those who
helped rebuild our
city
May 29, 1983
Details
HM NumberHM292J
Tags
Year Placed1983
Placed ByCitizens of the City of Marion
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 330173 N 4177678
Decimal Degrees37.73065000, -88.92718333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 43.839', W 88° 55.631'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 43' 50.34" N, 88° 55' 37.86" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)618
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 906 Tower Square Plaza, Marion IL 62959, US
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