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Spirit of the American Doughboy - Newark, Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker
N 40° 02.750 W 082° 25.165
17T E 378917 N 4433809
Quick Description: On grounds of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1060, 469 Forry Street, just south of intersection with Daniel Avenue.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 10/29/2015 4:57:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMPWDK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
The Doughboy was formerly in a park in downtown Newark, but now stands between two other memorial sculptures at the VFW Post which appear to depict Civil War Army and Navy figures. Additionally, an eternal flame can be seen in the left foreground.

The engraving on the stone at the Doughboy’s feet reads:

ERECTED BY NEWARK POST 1060
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF U. S.
DEDICATED TO THOSE COMRADES OF
LICKING COUNTY
WHO OFFERED THEIR LIVES IN HUMANITY’S
DEFENSE WHERER [sic] THEIR CROSS MAY BE
COMRADES IN THE SILENT LAND,
IN DEATH WE SALUTE YOU
DEDICATED JUNE 22, 1929
Where is this statue located?: Other

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

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