Seneca, Illinois: LST Memorial

During World War II, 27,000 Seneca area employees constructed 157 Landing Ship Tank (LST) vessels used in various military conflicts. The city park contains a monument with a small carved version of a typical LST.
E. Shipyard Road, Seneca, IL
One block east of IL-170 (Main Street) at the corner of E. Shipyard Road and Oak Street.
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LST Monument.

LST Memorial

During World War II, 27,000 employees constructed 157 Landing Ship Tank (LST) vessels that were used in various military conflicts. Now, this small town remembers those workers, soldiers and sailors by erecting a memorial with an LST model on top. The memorial is at the corner of a very pleasant city park.

[John Holmes, 05/29/2011]

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