Appleton in Outagamie County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Outagamie County World War I Memorial
Spirit of the American Doughboy
our comrades who entered the
service of their country
from Outagamie County
and who gave their lives in
the World War
Oney Johnson Post No. 38,
November 11, 1934
Restored and rededicated
on November 11, 2006
by the readers of the Post-Crescent
and members of
American Legion Post No. 38
Erected 1934 by Oney Johnson Post No. 38, American Legion.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney marker series.
Location. 44° 14.673′ N, 88° 24.938′ W. Marker is in Appleton, Wisconsin, in Outagamie County. Marker is on South Memorial Drive (State Highway 47) north of Cherry Court, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Appleton WI 54915, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hippolyte Grignon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Hearthstone (approx. 0.7 miles First Commercially Successful Electric Street Railway (approx. 0.9 miles away); 9-11 Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Edison Hyrdoelectric System in America (approx. 1.3 miles away); Vulcan Street Plant Replica (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lawrence University (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Appleton.
Also see . . .
1. Outagamie County Wisconsin World War I Veterans. A list of those from Outagamie County, Wisconsin that died while they served in the Armed Forces for the United States of America (a work in progress). (Submitted on September 5, 2011.)
2. Spirit of the American Doughboy. Wikipedia entry. "Mass produced during the 1920s and 1930s for communities throughout the United States, the statue's design was the most popular of its kind, spawning a wave of collectible miniatures and related memorabilia as well as numerous copies by other artists... The statue depicts a doughboy walking through shattered tree stumps strung with barbed wire, his rifle in his left hand and his right hand held high above his head, clutching a hand grenade." (Submitted on September 5, 2011.)
3. Appleton, Wisconsin Viquesney Doughboy Statue (Submitted on September 5, 2011.)
4. The Spirit of the American Doughboy, (sculpture). Smithsonian American Art Museum. (Submitted on September 5, 2011.)
Additional keywords. The Doughboy; Iron Mike
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 584 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.