• Mother Jones monument

    Dedicated on October 11, 1936, the monument stands 22 ft. high on a 20 ft. x 18 ft. base. It is built of 80 tons of pink Minnesota granite. The name of the sculptor is unknown. The obelisk in the cent…

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  • Monument to miners killed in the Virden Massacre

    Postcard of the monument to the miners from Mount Olive that were killed in the Virden Massacre, October 12, 1898. Note on verso: 'Erected by Sub Districts 5 & 6 to the memory of the miners killed at…

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