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WWI Memorial - Eufaula, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 31° 53.584 W 085° 08.527
16R E 675704 N 3530088
Quick Description: The Eufaula, AL WWI Memorial is a replica of the famous “Doughboy Statues” created by E.M. Viquesney.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 12/24/2012 11:44:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMFZN3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
Views: 8

Long Description:
This is one of five known stone designs similar to Viquesney's Spirit of the American Doughboy but which lack the full battle gear. While there is some evidence to suggest that Viquesney might have been involved with the production of these stone statues, there is also evidence to suggest that McNeel Marble Company of Marietta, Georgia, the suspected manufacturer, was simply making knock-offs of Viquesney's design and selling them to customers through a bait-and-switch scam.

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Memorial Text:
Erected by the Service Star Legion Porter Doughtie Chapter to those who made the supreme sacrifice

1917 – World War -1918

John Asbury Boswell, Robert W. Brannon, Hinton W. Holleman, Porter R. Doughtie, Daniel T. Tully

Lest We Forget
Private or Public Monument?: Private

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Service Star Legion Porter Doughtie Chapter

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
In the median of E Broad Street at N Orange Street
Eufaula, AL USA
36027


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Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: Not listed

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