Hero Street, U.S.A.

Hero Street, U.S.A. (HMM6F)

Location: Silvis, IL 61282 Rock Island County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 30.812', W 90° 25.48'

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Hero Street, U.S.A. received its name in 1968 to honor the fifty-seven servicemen from thirty-three families on this block-and-a-half who served in defense of America between 1941 and 1968. Six men died in World War II and two in the Korean Conflict. Some families sent as many as six or seven sons; some men served in both wars. At the date of the erection of this marker, over 110 men and women from this small area had served in the United States Armed Services, exemplifying American patriotism at its highest level.
HM NumberHMM6F
Series This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series
Year Placed1989
Placed ByCity of Silvis and The Illinois State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 12:19pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 714908 N 4598969
Decimal Degrees41.51353333, -90.42466667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 30.812', W 90° 25.48'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 30' 48.72" N, 90° 25' 28.80" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)309
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 127-163 2nd St, Silvis IL 61282, US
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