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Beaverton WW1 Memorial

   
Beaverton WW1 Memorialloupe
Ross Lake Park
Beaverton
MI
USA
48612

The Survivor

100 Cities / 100 Memorials

100c 100m wwi centennial plaque Erected in 1925, the World War I monument "The Survivor" features a lone surviving soldier standing on the battlefield with a dead comrade on one side and a fatally wounded soldier on the other.  It is the survivor who must continue to strive to achieve the final victory so that his compatriots will not have died in vain.  The cement statue was designed and hand carved by German-American sculptor and artist, Helmuth Von Zengen.  It was reported that an estimated 3,000 people attended its unveiling in 1925. The statue originally stood in front of Brown Machine and was later moved to Ross Lake Park in 1986.

 








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