New London Cenotaph - New London, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 14.353 W 094° 56.519
15S E 317031 N 3568606
Quick Description: Located on an island in the middle of Main Street in front of the school built after the explosion.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/10/2019 11:36:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM11M2H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member blackjack65
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Long Description:
Two 20-feet high, eight-sided columns support a cenotaph block which features twelve figures in relief, representing the victims of the 1937 New London school explosion. It is a monument to the greatest school disaster in U.S. history. (311 people died)
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Website for sculpture?: [Web Link]

Where is this sculpture?:
10705 Main St.
Overton, TX USA

Sculptors Name: Donald Nelson

Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: Not listed

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