Mount Pleasant, Illinois: Grave of King Neptune the Pig

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Address:
IL-146, Mount Pleasant, IL
Directions:
I-57 exit 30. Drive east on IL-146 for three-quarters of a mile. You'll see the brown "Historical Marker" sign and pull-off for the grave on the right.
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Grave of King Neptune the Pig

King Neptune, U.S. Navy mascot pig, raised over $19 million in war bonds during World War II "to help make a free world," according to his tombstone.

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Grave of King Neptune the Pig.

Grave of King Neptune the Pig

As of 10/10/21 it looks like King Neptune has a new marker.

[Jaime Herman, 10/11/2021]

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