Wild Bill Hickok Memorial

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Wild Bill Hickok Memorial
Wild Bill Hickok Memorial Statue1.jpg
Coordinates 41°27′58″N 89°5′1″W / 41.46611°N 89.08361°W / 41.46611; -89.08361Coordinates: 41°27′58″N 89°5′1″W / 41.46611°N 89.08361°W / 41.46611; -89.08361
Location Troy Grove, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Completion date 1929

Wild Bill Hickok Memorial is a state historic site operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. It is located in a small park at the intersection of Main and Ottawa Streets in Troy Grove, Illinois. The Memorial marks the site of the birthplace of “Wild Bill” Hickok and features a plaque on the granite monument that honors Hickok's services as a scout and spy in the western states during the American Civil War, and as a frontier express messenger. The monument was dedicated on August 29, 1930.

Plaque inscription.

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Wild Bill Hickok Memorial