New Ulm in Brown County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
In sacred memory of the soldiers, sailors, and marines who served their country in time of war. Erected in 1941 by Veterans of Foreign Wars U.S.A. Albert Nagel Post No 1648 and Auxiliary.
Erected 1941 by the Veterans of Foreign Wars U.S.A., Albert Nagel Post No. 1648 and Auxiliary.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
Location. 44° 19.961′ N, 94° 29.216′ W. Marker is in New Ulm, Minnesota, in Brown County. Marker can be reached from Cemetery Avenue 0.2 miles north of 20th North Street (U.S. 14), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Monument is in Veterans Section I at New Ulm City Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: New Ulm MN 56073, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Turnverein Founding Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); Leavenworth Rescue Expedition (approx. 1.5 miles away); In Recognition of a Minnesota Coaching Record (approx. 1.6 miles away); In Recognition of a Distinguished Career as a Player and Coach Colonel Wilhelm Pfaender (approx. 1.6 miles away); New Ulm's Glockenspiel (approx. 1.6 miles away); Buenger Store (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Ulm.
Regarding Doughboy Monument. The original statue was destroyed by vandals in 1995. Copyright on the back of the statue: Copyrighted 1934 by E.M. Viquesney-Sculptor · Spencer - Indiana.
Also see . . .
1. Viquesney Doughboy Statue. The E.M. Viquesney Doughboy Database. (Submitted on September 19, 2013.)
2. Minnesota's Doughboy statue. The American legion. (Submitted on September 19, 2013.)
Categories. • War, World I •
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