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World War I Memorial -- Providence, RI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jkozik
N 41° 49.509 W 071° 24.471
19T E 300036 N 4633166
Quick Description: World War I Memorial -- Providence, RI
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 11/23/2008 9:18:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM57FY
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 25

Long Description:
The World War I Memorial, located in Memorial Park on the river front at College and S Main Streets in Providence, was built to honor those from Rhode Island who died in the first world war.

The granite memorial, designed by architect Paul Cret, was erected in 1929 and stands 150 feet high. The statue at the top of the column represents Peace.

The memorial park also has memorials for WWII and the Korean Conflict. The park is located on the Providence River, in front the the Licht Judicial Center. This is a popular place for people to watch the Firewater shows on Saturdays in the Summer time.
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 01/01/1929

Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: City of Providence, RI

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
Memorial Park
College St and Main Street
Providence, RI USA
02903


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