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Wilsonville, Illinois
Monuments and Memorials
Photographs furnished by : George Vincent


 
World War II memorial
 
FREEDOM IS NOT FREE
 
During WW II Wilsonville's Population
Was Around 1200 People. Of Those
190 Were In The Armed Forces.
All Gave Some. But The Following
Gave All.

 
Scavardo Louis AAF
Sawyer Albert B. USA
Picco Dominic USA
Peretti Charles USA
Stankoven Dominic USA
 
 
  Nadler, Raymond A. USMC
Poole Paul E. USN
Osterkamp Wilbur J. AAF
Astrosky Peter C. RAF
Calvert George L. USN
 
 
World War II Monument
Dedication Ceremony

July 25, 2009
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Honor Guard - Rifle Salute
VFW Post # 4547
 
Invocation
Father Paul Waters
 
Welcome Address
Wilsonville Mayor
Donald Harvill, Sr.
 
Dedication Speech
Chaplain
Col. Leslie J. Mitcos, Jr.
 
"Star Spangled Banner"
Andrea Grissom
 
"Taps"
was played by bugler

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memorial
 
memorial plague
 
Spirit of Education
Memorial Plaza

Dedicated in 1990
 
This Bell hung in the first Public School built in Wilsonville, in 1920
 
This Plaza is dedicated to the Memory and spirit of the
Emigrant Coal Miners who settled the community and
recognized that the education of their children and
themselves was the means to achieve progress and prosperity

This bell donated by and in memory of               
Louis "Skinny" Pellegrini                      


 

 
flagpole plaque
 
This Monument Is Dedicated
To The Men & Women Of Our
Community Who Honorably
Served Our Country
 
Flagpole Donated By

Illinois Power Co.                      
& Employees                         


 
 

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