Illinois Centennial Monument dedicated following the end of WWI in 1918 to celebrate Illinois first 100-years of statehood. Illinois gained statehood on December 3, 1818. The column is composed of 13 segments of Tennessee marble and topped with an eagle in reference to the Illinois State flag. The base includes murals depicting scenes from the first Century of Illinois.
Location: Illinois Centennial Monument, West Logan Boulevard, Chicago, IL, USA