I-55 Northbound Marker & Indoor Exhibit dedicated

Mother Jones I-55 coalfield rest area marker, indoor exhibit on march to springfield, virtual tour of the Mother Jones Monument, Union Miners cemetery.  Don’t miss the photos and graphics– dedicated December 11, 2018

Above: Photo by Beth Kruse . The sun shone down on a glorious day for the unveiling of the new marker and indoor historical exhibit. Marker text by Elliott Gorn with assist by Rosemary Feurer, photo suggestion by Elliott Gorn. Design by Kate Klimut. Additional logistical support and committee work by David J. Rathke, Terry Reed, Jim Dixon, Stephanie Seawell Fortado

Above: Cecil Roberts, President of United Mine Workers of America, cutting the ribbon for the marker.