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Anniston in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Anniston World War

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, February 14, 2012
1. Anniston World War Marker
Inscription. Erected by the Anniston Post American Legion to the Calhoun County Men who served in the World War
 
Erected 1922.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location. 33° 39.626′ N, 85° 49.613′ W. Marker is in Anniston, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Quintard Avenue (U.S. 431), in the median. Click for map. Marker is located in the median of street between Parker Memorial Baptist Church and Temple Beth El Churches. Marker is in this post office area: Anniston AL 36201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Parker Memorial Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple Beth El (within shouting distance of this marker); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. mile away); Saint Michael and All Angels (approx. half a mile away); Temple Beth El Section Hillside Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Governor Thomas E. Kilby (approx. mile away); 27th. Division Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); Freedom Riders (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Anniston.
 
Regarding Anniston World War.
Anniston World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, February 14, 2012
2. Anniston World War Marker
E. M. Viquesney's "Spirit of the American Doughboys."
One of the first 6 statues made, it was dedicated on May 30, 1922.
 
Also see . . .
1. Anniston, Alabama Doughboy ::. This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them throughout the U.S.); however the link refers only to the one at Anniston, Alabama. (Submitted on March 9, 2012.) 

2. Who are "Doughboy" Searchers??::. This web site gives more detailed history, photos, and items. Also examples of other Viquesney works of Historical Art. (Submitted on March 9, 2012.) 
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Anniston World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, February 14, 2012
3. Anniston World War Marker
 
 
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