Spirit of the American Doughboy, Oakley, Kansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member OceanicCrew815
N 39° 07.582 W 100° 51.183
14S E 339820 N 4332435
Quick Description: This statue honors the Doughboy troops of World War I.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 5/23/2018 8:43:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMYB14
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
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Long Description:
This statue is called "Spirit of the American Doughboy" and honors the doughboy troops of World War I.

This is one of only three statues in Kansas that was sculpted by Ernest Moore "Dick" Viquesney.

The statue was dedicated on May 4, 1923.

The statue is located off of Hudson Ave. and East 2nd. You can take Highway 83 and turn on 2nd street. You are going east on 2nd. The statue is located at 2nd and Hudson. Or if you are on the main street (Center) it is one block east on 2nd.

This is part of my Lost series of Geocaches and Waymarks. This location represents episode 102/103 "The Incident" which posed the question "What lies in the shadow of the statue?" The answer to the question, "He who will save us all."
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 5/4/1923

Private or Public Monument?: Other

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Artist Ernest Moore "Dick" Viquesney

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
126 E 2nd
Oakley, Ks United States

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