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Decatur 9/11 Memorial

Nelson Park, along the Lake front, Decatur, IL 62521

Historic Sites

A locally produced memorial to 9/11 made with an actual piece of a beam from the World Trade Center.

The Port Authority awarded Decatur, IL a 13 1/2 foot I-beam from the World Trade Center. A Memorial has been built to honor this artifact. We also have constructed a Flight 93 Memorial with a piece of the downed plane as well as a buried Time Capsule.

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URequest Live at the Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater

The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater •  Jun 15 @ 7PM

URequest Live, just like it says.. You (the audience) request the songs they sing! An all new interactive concert experience!

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REO Speedwagon with Special Guest Levon at the Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater

The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater •  Jun 26 @ 7PM

REO Speedwagon with Special Guests Levon at the Devon!

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Invincible: A Glorious Tribute To Michael Jackson at the Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater

The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater •  Jun 28 @ 7PM

Invincible is hailed the #1 Michael Jackson tribute show in the world!

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