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Address: 135 N. Oak St., Arcola, IL 61910

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Simply cool

Off the beaten track, this little memorial made me smile. Nicely landscaped and very unique, I'll be back after the Broomcorn Festival to get a picture...in a tie-dyed shirt...

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2014
Becky L
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Sullivan, Illinois, United States
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Bunker Hill
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A great spot to sit and think!! I have taken my hubby and lots of friends up there!!! Everyone says wow!!!!!!

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New Lenox, Illinois
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132 reviews 132 reviews
30 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The first time I was here I stayed in town for a couple of nights with my sister such a neat place, And cool monument. The second time I was here we were on our way Home and stopped in town so I could show the monument to my son and have dinner. Just kind a neat something to see.

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Sullivan, Illinois, United States
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105 reviews 105 reviews
39 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Off the beaten track, this little memorial made me smile. Nicely landscaped and very unique, I'll be back after the Broomcorn Festival to get a picture...in a tie-dyed shirt...

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Chardon, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Onergrown, neglected, and unloved but worth stopping for a photo for the fun of it. Off the beaten path. Not much else to see or do in this town. Warning. Many places are closed and look deserted. Some are closed on Monday (?). This town needs a little more civic pride !

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Champaign, Illinois
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128 reviews 128 reviews
24 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We came looking for the geocache at the memorial so it was a neat place to hide a geocache and to learn about the memorial. It was fun looking at the abstract art pieces. Is it worth the trip to stop and look....for the geocache yes!

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Springfield, Missouri
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119 reviews 119 reviews
30 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

There is af small " memorial ??" with small metal pieces and a statement describing the artist and saying that Pres. Kennedy (Camelot, as he called him) helped bring the morals of the country down which he thought was a good thing and President Reagan throwing that out and bringing back more strict, judgemental codes back in. I wasn't impressed... More 

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Illinois
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97 reviews 97 reviews
48 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I didn't think it was anything great. It looks like it was something that maybe people don't really pay attention to.

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Tuscola, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

The story behind the art. I am not someone that looks at abstract art and marvels at what it represents , but when i read the plaques explanation it made all the sense in the world,this and the Lawn Rangers are truly Amazing Arcola gems.

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Champaign, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

You will never see anything like this. The artist who did this was eccentric and this is probably no great work of art. But it is interesting in the same way a white elephant is interesting.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

If you're able to lower your expectations and see this attraction in its true glory, you will depart with an extrasensory joy of universal happiness. It's also recommended that you smoke a big doob on the back side as a train passes to get the full experience.....

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