OOS Sculpture

Spirit of the American Doughboy, Marion, Ohio

1936 / E. M. Viquesney / Marion

View of Spirit of the American Doughboy, Marion, Ohio

Life-sized bronze statue of American WWI soldier in full-field uniform with grenade in proper right hand and rifle in proper left hand. Figure is mounted on a boulder on which a rectangular metal plaque is attached. The plaque reads, "Lest we forget those from Marion County who answered their country's call in the World War. April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918. Our Boys. Placed by Captain Wm. Hendricks Chapter D.A.R."

According to Doughboy Searcher's entry, the statue has been resotred, repaired, and rededicated many times.

The statue stands in Veteran's Memorial Park in Marion, Ohio, accross the street from the Harding Memorial

Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 61-145 McKinley Park Blvd

County

: Marion

Citation

: E. M. Viquesney, “Spirit of the American Doughboy, Marion, Ohio,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed April 12, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1665.

Dublin Core

Title

Spirit of the American Doughboy, Marion, Ohio

Description

Life-sized bronze statue of American WWI soldier in full-field uniform with grenade in proper right hand and rifle in proper left hand. Figure is mounted on a boulder on which a rectangular metal plaque is attached. The plaque reads, "Lest we forget those from Marion County who answered their country's call in the World War. April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918. Our Boys. Placed by Captain Wm. Hendricks Chapter D.A.R."

According to Doughboy Searcher's entry, the statue has been resotred, repaired, and rededicated many times.

The statue stands in Veteran's Memorial Park in Marion, Ohio, accross the street from the Harding Memorial

Creator

Date

1936

Source

https://doughboysearcher.weebly.com/marion-ohio.html

Contributor

Format

Identifier

1665

Sculpture Item Type Metadata

Location City

Location County

Location Site

Location Street

61-145 McKinley Park Blvd

Installation Date

1936