Emmitsburg in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Spirit of the American Doughboy
Emmitsburg In The Great War
erected and dedicated in honor of
those from Emmitsburg District
who served in The World War
Bentzel, Arthur H* Hahn, Martin Luther* Rowe, Francis Edward*
Elder, Francis Xavier* Ohler, Vernon Ross* Schley, Reading*
Gelwicks, Charles F.* Reifsnider, Robert B.* Spalding, Henry D.*
[List of 123 names in three columns]
Beatty, Albert Brown, Ward P. Butler, Charles Edward
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
Location. 39° 42.36′ N, 77° 19.955′ W. Marker is in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on North Main Street near Lincoln Avenue & Frailey Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emmitsburg MD 21727, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Army of the Potomac (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac Emmitsburg Sisters of Charity (approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Mount Saint Mary's College (approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Gen. John F. Reynolds (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Joseph's Valley Camp (approx. 0.6 miles away); Daughters of Charity (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emmitsburg.
Regarding The Spirit of the American Doughboy. (Siris)
Smithsonian AmericanArt Museum Control Number
Inventory of American Sculpture 47260053
♦Artist: Viquesney, E. M., 1876-1946, sculptor.
♦Title: The Spirit of the American Doughboy, (sculpture).
♦Dates: Copyrighted 1920, 1934. Installed 1923.
♦Medium: Sculpture: nickel plate; Base: concrete.
♦Dimensions: Sculpture: approx. 6 x 4 x 4 ft.;
♦Base: approx. 6 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 ft.
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Also see . . .
1. The E.M. Viquesney "Spirit of the American Doughboy" Database- Emmitsburg, Maryland. (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Emmitsburg Area Historical Society. The History behind the Doughboy (Submitted on July 3, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
1. the American Doughboy
... statue stands on the lawn of the Emmit House, once a hotel that frequently hosted Maryland governors, but now an apartment house. It was erected in 1927.
— Submitted July 4, 2011.
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 685 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 5. submitted on July 28, 2015, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 6. submitted on May 12, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.