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Vernon in Wilbarger County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Wilbarger County WWI Memorial

Spirit of the American Doughboy

 

—Wilbarger County Remembers —

 
Wilbarger County WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
1. Wilbarger County WWI Memorial
Inscription.
Front
Wilbarger County
Remembers
This memorial is lovingly
dedicated December 5, 1926
to her valiant sons 1917 — 1918.
We hold them in our grateful
hearts with reverence and
honor forever.

Albert E. Robinson
Grady Miller
Carl Streit
Dewey Lyons
Charles S. McDonald
Robert C. Williams
Malcolm Brooks
Jesse Ashley
Milton Batchelor
George Moseley
M. D. Owen
J. E. Davidson
James W. Findley
Paul Schur
Ernest E. Lewis
Roy B. McClure

Right side
{The Pledge of Allegiance}

Rear
Honoring the Gold Star Mothers
"Spirit of the American Doughboy"
Ernest M. Viquesney, Sculptor
Americus, Georgia

Rededicated Nov. 11, 2011
Doughboy Restoration Committee
Larry Souza, Chairman
Jack Stevens, Sculptor
Smithsonian Art Inventory TX001005

Left side
{The American's Creed}


 
Erected 1926 by Wilbarger County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
 
Location.
Wilbarger County WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
2. Wilbarger County WWI Memorial
34° 9.18′ N, 99° 17.054′ W. Marker is in Vernon, Texas, in Wilbarger County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 183) and Wilbarger Street (Business U.S. 287), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Located on the lawn of the Wilbarger County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1700 Wilbarger Street, Vernon TX 76384, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Wilbarger County (here, next to this marker); Napoleon 12 Pounder Bronze Field Gun Model 1857 (here, next to this marker); Wilbarger County (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Great Western Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); Red River Valley Museum (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Originally sculpted/erected in 1926. Restoration and rededication in 2011.
 
Also see . . .  The E.M. Viquesney Doughboy Database for Vernon Texas Statue. (Submitted on September 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Spirit of the American Doughboy Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
3. Spirit of the American Doughboy Statue
Wide view of Spirit of the American Doughboy Statue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
4. Wide view of Spirit of the American Doughboy Statue.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on September 11, 2016.
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