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Memorial Causeway, Clearwater
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 27° 57.742 W 082° 48.163
17R E 322674 N 3094341
Quick Description: A set of statues--Doughboy and Navy--stand watch over the eastern end of the memorial causeway.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/7/2008 6:38:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM3HJ5
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 21

Long Description:
Cleatwater Memorial Causeway Bridge
Florida Department of Transportation
in partnership with
Federal Highway Administration
Pinellas County
City of Clearwater
dedicated 2005

Spirit of the American Doughboy
artist: E.M. Viquesney (1876-1946)
copyright 1920

Originally dedicated on November 11, 1927 at the opening ceremony of the Memorial Causeway Bridge. Donated by the American Legion Post 7 in memory of 38 local service men who died in World War I.

Rededicated November 10, 2006 following the completion of the new Memorial Causeway Bridge in 2005, the statue was restored and reinstalled. Considered Viquesney's greatest work of art, 132 original "Doughboys" are still in existence.

Spirit of the American Navy
artist: E.M. Viquesney (1876-1946)
copyright 1920

Designed as a companion to the "doughboy", there are seven sailor statues located in cities across the country.
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 11/11/1927

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Florida DOT, City of Clearwater

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

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Website for this Monument: Not listed

Physical Address of Monument: Not listed

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