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

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Read the speech printed alongside the memorial---it's kind of poignant for us hippie wannabes. Worth a stop!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2015
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Kansas, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Only takes a few moments,but you can't leave without a smile and recalling life in the 60's. Whether hippie or geek.

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Thank Les H
Chicago Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is something to see once .kids wont be interested.takes five min.to see ...but us old Hippies will enjoy it !!!

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Thank Arlenelovesit
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

I've done long weekends in this area a few times a year over the last 30 years. There is nothing ostentatious going on here. No charge, no gift shop no lines or crowds. It's peaceful and I always stop by and pay tribute because I walked cool in the 60's.

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2 Thank Colleenyweeny
Rolla, Missouri
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

It just takes a few minutes to see but saying you've been there will last forever. We actually stopped off to grab a quick Geocach. I would love to meet the person who wanted to build this tribute. Stop off and say you've been.

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2 Thank flamingotravel
Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Read the speech printed alongside the memorial---it's kind of poignant for us hippie wannabes. Worth a stop!

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Thank Quiltrose
Bunker Hill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 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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2 Thank Vicky O
New Lenox, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

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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3 Thank Itsmekcr
Sullivan, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 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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1 Thank Becky L
Champaign, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 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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