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Spirit of the American Doughboy - Chambersburg, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher
N 39° 56.076 W 077° 39.084
18S E 273447 N 4423864
Quick Description: Viquesney's Doughboy located in a small park on US 30 in Chambersburg, PA
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/13/2011 10:02:37 AM
Waymark Code: WMCV58
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 12

Long Description:
This Viquesney statue is in fair condition and has the original barbed wire still in place. It was dedicated November 12, 1923 and is documented by the Smithsonian Art Museum; control number is 47260094.

The staute is located in a small park at the triangle where US Route 30 becomes divided into one way traffic.

The statue was erected by the citizens of Franklin County, PA.

A single plaque on the south side of the base reads:

"They shall live forevermore our glorious dead.
1917 - 1919
(A list of the 91 servicemen from Franklin County who were killed)
Erected to the memory of the men and women of Franklin County who gave their lives in the World War."

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Where is this statue located?: Public Park

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

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