Vernon in Wilbarger County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Wilbarger County WWI Memorial
Spirit of the American Doughboy
— 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
Albert E. Robinson
Charles S. McDonald
Robert C. Williams
M. D. Owen
J. E. Davidson
James W. Findley
Ernest E. Lewis
Roy B. McClure
"Spirit of the American Doughboy"
Ernest M. Viquesney, Sculptor
Rededicated Nov. 11, 2011
Doughboy Restoration Committee
Larry Souza, Chairman
Jack Stevens, Sculptor
Smithsonian Art Inventory TX001005
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.
Location. 34° 9.18′ N, 99° 17.054′ W. Marker is in Vernon, Texas, in Wilbarger County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street (Business U.S. 183) and Wilbarger Street (Highway 287), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Located on the lawn of the Wilbarger County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1700 Wilbarger Street, Vernon TX 76384, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 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); Vernon Texas Confederate Monument (here, next to this marker); Thaddeus Edgar Johnson (approx. 0.2 miles away); W. D. Berry Home (approx. half a mile away); Waggoner-Hicks House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wilbarger County (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Great Western Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vernon.
More about this memorial. 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 249 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.