Dixon, Illinois: Tank, Jet, Helicopter

Small veterans memorial park displays well-preserved (non-operational) military hardware.

Veterans Memorial Park

668 Veterans Pkwy, Dixon, IL
Veterans Memorial Park. Northwest edge of town. From IL-2/Lincoln Hwy turn north (look for the flags) onto Palmyra St., then a quick right onto Veterans Pkwy. Parking along the street.
Lit at night. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Veterans memorial park.

Servicemen Memorial

A large, well-kept memorial to both American and local servicemen. Contains an M60 tank, a fighter jet, an attack helicopter, and a military ambulance.

[Larry, 07/24/2020]

The Cobra attack copter is outfitted with an exterior set of stairs so visitors can peek into the cockpit.

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