Monuments and Memorials

The IHPA oversees a remarkable array of monuments and memorials across the state.  Each with its own artistry.



6. Campbell's Island Memorial,  a day-long battle of the War of 1812 is commemorated
9. Lincoln Monument, commemorates Lincoln's service during the Black Hawk War
10. Wild Bill Hickok Memorial, marks the birthplace of Civil War scout and spy James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok
12. Norwegian Settlers Memorial, commemorates the first Norwegian settlement in the midwest
13. Governor Horner Memorial, honors Illinois' thirtieth Governor and avid Lincoln collector
14. Douglas Tomb, marks the final resting place of the "Little Giant" and Lincoln's fiercest rival
18. Governor Small Memorial, park and memorial plaque named for the Kankakee native
27. Lincoln Tomb, the final resting place of Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd, Edward, William and Thomas and designed by famous artist Larkin Mead
28. Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial, features an eternal flame remembering 2,981 Illinoisans killed or missing in action during the war
29. World War II Memorial, honors 987,000 Illinois men and women who served in World War II and the 22,000 who gave their lives
Purple Heart Memorial, honors recipients of the Purple Heart killed or wounded from all wars the United States has participated in.
30. Korean War Memorial, honors 1,748 Illinoisans killed during the war
38. Lovejoy Memorial, commemorates the life and contributions of abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy
39. Governor Cole Memorial, honors Illinois' second governor helped turn back the tide of legalization of slavery in Illinois
46. Garrison Hill Cemetery, at Fort Kaskaskia State Historic Site, includes the graves of early Kaskaskia settlers
48. Kaskaskia Bell, the "Liberty Bell of the West" was given to the Catholic Church of Illinois by French King Louis XV
49. Governor Bond Memorial, marks the grave of the state's first governor
51. Lincoln Trail Memorial, marks the location where the Lincoln family entered Illinois