St. Anthony in Fremont County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
World War I Memorial
The statue of the "Doughboy" was ordered by the county in May 1923. When it was installed it was veiled until Memorial Day, 30 May, 1923.
O.O. Skalet, County Commissioner, presented the statue to Wm.D. Hollist for all ex-service men of Fremont County.
Seven year old Elise Gardner was chosen to unveil the monument. Her father, John Anthony Gardner was the last man killed from Fremont County on 9 November, 1918.
St. Anthony, Idaho
31 May, 2004
Erected 2004 by VFW Post 9425.
Location. 43° 57.898′ N, 111° 40.891′ W. Marker is in St. Anthony, Idaho, in Fremont County. Marker can be reached from South Bridge Street near East 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 226 South Bridge Street, Saint Anthony ID 83445, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Henry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); M60A3 Army Tank Teton City Settlers (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Henry (approx. 5½ miles away); a different marker also named Fort Henry (approx. 5½ miles away); Thomas C. Neibaur Monument (approx. 7.1 miles away); Teton Flood (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Anthony.
More about this marker. The memorial is located on an island, Keefer (City) Park (aka Veteran Memorial Park), accessed by a footbridge.
Categories. • War, World I •
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