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Memorial Causeway - Clearwater, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 27° 57.748 W 082° 48.160
17R E 322679 N 3094352
Quick Description: This causeway, dedicated to all veterans, has the set of the spirit of American soldier statues.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/26/2009 3:52:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM5NQF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member macleod1
Views: 21

Long Description:
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
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. Designed as a companion to the "doughboy", there are seven sailor statues located in cities across the country.



Where is this statue located?: Public Park

Which branch of the Military does this statue depict?: Other

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