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St. Anthony in Fremont County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2017
1. World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription. On 17 January, 1920, this island was granted to St. Anthony from the Federal Government.
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.

Presented by VFW Post 9425
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
World War I Memorial Marker and "Doughboy" statue image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2017
2. World War I Memorial Marker and "Doughboy" statue
(within shouting distance of this marker); Teton City Settlers (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Henry (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Henry (approx. 5 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
 
"Doughboy" Statue image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2017
3. "Doughboy" Statue
Veteran Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2017
4. Veteran Memorial Park
World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 23, 2017
5. World War I Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 15, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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