Anacortes in Skagit County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Registered National Historic Place
John Bapiste LePage (1857-1939), the French-Canadian artist and architect, designed this unique memorial park and supervised its construction by local volunteers. Great Northern Railroad donated the park site, and costs were paid by contributors and the City of Anacortes. Construction took place from 1919 to 1921.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I. A significant historical date for this entry is May 7, 1907.
Location. 48° 30.961′ N, 122° 36.946′ W. Marker is in Anacortes, Washington, in Skagit County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street and N Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Anacortes WA 98221, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Causland Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Miss Carrie M. White (about 400 Mrs. Luella Howard (about 500 feet away); Andrew Carnegie (about 500 feet away); Charles Pinson, USN (about 700 feet away); "Anne Curtis Bowman" (about 800 feet away); Paul & Nicolo Luvera (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anacortes.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 12, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.