Bethel in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Bethel World War I Monument
In Honor Of Her
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
Location. 41° 22.287′ N, 73° 24.67′ W. Marker is in Bethel, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Glenwood Avenue (Connecticut Route 302) and P.T. Barnum Square, on the left when traveling west on Glenwood Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bethel CT 06801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of All Bethel Veterans (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Phineas Taylor (P.T.) Barnum (about 700 feet away); Bethel Soldier’s Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethel Railway Station - 1912 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Plumtrees Honor Roll Plumtrees School (approx. 1.6 miles away); Danbury World War II Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethel.
Also see . . .
1. Bethel, Connecticut - Doughboy ::. This website also contains information on all known Viquesney Doughboys (there are about 140 of them throughout the U.S.); however the link refers only to the one at Bethel, Connecticut. (Submitted on August 2, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
2. "The History behind the Doughboy" ::. (Courtesy:: Karen Gardnerl in Emmitsburg, Maryland, Area Historical Society publication.) Originally published in 1991 this link gives a good history and other links - well worth the search and read. (Submitted on August 2, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. Who are "Doughboy" Searchers??::. This web site gives more detailed history, photos, and items. Also examples of other Viquesney works of Historical Art. (Submitted on August 2, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
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