Crisfield in Somerset County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
'Spirit Of The American Doughboy'
• A Memorial •
To The Men Of Crisfield
Who Served God And Country
In The World War For Freedom
• Roll Of Honor •
*Julius R. Blades Charles A. Lankford *
* William J. Blueford Ellsworth D. Powell *
* Stanley L. Cochrane Charles W. Sterling *
* Ronald Daugherty George Sterling *
* Athol E. Gibson G. Alfred C. Wharton *
• Lest We Forget •
• 1923 •
Erected 1923 by The Crisfield Stanley Cochrane Post #16, American Legion.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
Location. 37° 59′ N, 75° 50.686′ W. Marker is in Crisfield, Maryland, in Somerset County. Memorial is on Somerset Avenue near West Chesapeake Street., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crisfield MD 21817, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers The J. Millard Tawes Homeplace (approx. 0.3 miles away); J. Millard Tawes (approx. half a mile away); Crisfield (approx. 0.9 miles away); Make Peace (approx. one mile away); The Evolving Crisfield Harbor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Commerce on the Water (approx. 1.1 miles away); Searching for Water (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ye Old St. Peters Methodist Church (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crisfield.
Regarding 'Spirit Of The American Doughboy'. The creation of E. M. Viquesney of Spencer, Indiana (1876-1946), this sculpture is a representation of and
tribute to the veterans of the American Expeditionary Force who served in World War I.
Currently known locations of Viquesney's Doughboy:
Despite E. M. Viquesney's boast that at least one of his "Spirit of the American Doughboy" statues was
located "in every state of the Union", the statue has only been found in the following 39 states:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,
Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri,
Montana, Nebraska*, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South
Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee,
Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Also see . . .
1. The E. M. Viquesney "Spirit of the American Doughboy" Database. (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. "E. M. Viquesney, Sculptor". (Submitted on October 14, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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