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Waushara County World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 2, 2010
1. World War I Memorial
Over the Top to Victory
Model 2043-B [open right hand]
Inscription.
Lest We Forget
Waushara County's memorial
to its sons and daughters
who served as soldiers,
sailors, marines and nurses
in the World War.
1917 1919

 
Location. 44° 4.421′ N, 89° 17.428′ W. Marker is in Wautoma, Wisconsin, in Waushara County. Marker is on South Saint Marie Street south of West Park Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Memorial is on the grounds of the Waushara County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 South Saint Marie Street, Wautoma WI 54982, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waushara County Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Wautoma (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waushara County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neshkoro War Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away); Korean War (approx. 12.8 miles away); Footprints in the Sands of Time (approx. 12.8 miles away); Sir Henry Soloman Wellcome (approx. 13 miles away); Almond Veterans Memorial (approx. 14.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wautoma.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Doughboy War: Viquesney vs. Paulding. "...they were similar
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 2, 2010
2. World War I Memorial
enough in the mind of Jules Berchem, the owner of American Art Bronze Foundry in Chicago, IL (the foundry Paulding used), that he sued Viquesney in 1922 for copyright infringement, claiming Viquesney's and Paulding's statues were 'so similar as to deceive the general public.'" (Submitted on January 4, 2011.) 

2. John Paulding (sculptor). Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on January 4, 2011.) 
 
Additional keywords. Doughboy; John Paulding
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Maker's Plate image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 2, 2010
3. Maker's Plate
1921
Cast by American Art Bronze Foundry
J.Paulding sc. Chicago
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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