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World War I Memorial

 
 
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By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
1. World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription. By this memorial the city of Providence commemorates the loyal courage and fidelity of all her citizens who served in the World War whose high example still summons us to love and serve our country
 
Erected 1929 by The City of Providence.
 
Location. 41° 49.509′ N, 71° 24.471′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on South Main Street just from College Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Giovanni Da Verrazzano (a few steps from this marker); Rhode Island Korean Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of The Weybosset Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hurricane of September 21st 1938 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grand Lodge of Rhode Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Burning of British Taxed Tea (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephan Hopkins (about 400 feet away); First Town House of Providence (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Providence.
 
Regarding World War I Memorial.
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By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
2. World War I Memorial
Let us strive on.... To do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations Lincoln
The granite memorial, designed by architect Paul Cret, was erected in 1929 and stands 150 feet high. The statue at the top of the column represents Peace.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Memorial. (Submitted on June 12, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
 
Categories. War, World I
 
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By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
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So nigh the grandeur turn to our dust so near is God to man when duty whispers low "thou must" the youth replies "I can" Emerson
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By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
7. World War I Memorial Marker
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By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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