Doughboy - St. Anthony, Idaho
Posted by: Volcanoguy
N 43° 57.896 W 111° 40.889
12T E 445330 N 4868203
Quick Description: Doughboy statue in Veteran’s Memorial Park in St. Anthony, Idaho.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2012 8:49:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMEFM3
Text of Sign at Statue:
On 17 January, 1920, this island was granted to St. Anthony from the Federal Government.
The statue of the “Doughboy” was ordered by the county in May 1923. When it was installed it was veiled until Memorial Day, 30 May, 1923.
O.O. Skalet, County Commissioner, presented the statue to WM. D. Hollist for all ex-service men of Fremont County.
Seven year old Elise Gardner was chosen to unveil the monument. Her father, John Anthony Gardner was the last man killed from Fremont County on 9 November, 1918
Figure Type: Human
Artist Name: Unknown
Date created or placed: May 30, 1923
Materials used: Bronze
Location: Veteran’s Memorial Park in St. Anthony, Idaho
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