The Elk On The Trail - World War I Memorial - Florida, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 41.267 W 073° 01.220
18T E 662176 N 4728044
Quick Description: The Elk On The Trail is a World War I memorial located along Route 2, the Mohawk trail, on the Whitcomb Summit in Florida, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2013 3:19:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMHWQG
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:

The Elk On The Trail is a World War I memorial to Massachusetts Elks who died in World War I.

A 8' high bronze statue of an elk stands on a 3' high rough cut granite base behind a 4' high fenced in area. The elk holds his head high and has a full rack of antlers. The elk was cast at the Gorham Manufacturing Company of Providence, RI. The memorial was dedicated on June 17, 1923.

On the front of the base is a bronze plaque which is inscribed:

{Image of a Clock}
THE ELK ON THE TRAIL
IN MEMORY OF
THE BROTHERS OF THE
MASSACHUSETTS
ELKS ASSOCIATION
WHO DIED IN THE WORLD WAR
ERECTED BY THE ASSOCIATION
17TH JUNE 1923.

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 6/17/1923

Private or Public Monument?: Private

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Massachusetts Elks Association

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
Whitcomb Summit
Florida, MA United States
01247


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