Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
World War I Memorial
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Around the Corner from Market Square (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 Burning of British Taxed Tea (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephan Hopkins (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
Regarding World War I Memorial. 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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 541 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 12, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.