Photo Courtesy of Landmarks Illinois
Photo Courtesy of Landmarks Illinois

Unique in Kane: Soldier and Sailor Monument

Kane County Connects Staff 11/9/2022 1:00PM


Dedicated in 1925, the Kane County Soldier and Sailor Monument sits outside the Kane County Courthouse in Geneva.

According to Landmarks Illinoisthe monument, located at 100 South Third Street in Geneva, is dedicated to Kane County residents who participated in all wars. The original monument was for the Civil War participants. The World War I parts of the monument are two WWI naval guns mounted on each side of the monument. The guns are 4.7 inch naval guns one from the U.S.S. New Orleans and the other from the U.S.S. Albany.

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