African American Soldiers 1 pilots in dress uniforms Mule Rearing gas masks The pilots African American Officers doughboys with mules Riveters

The Spirit of the American Navy

The Spirit of the American Navyzoom
N. 1st Street and Reid Street
E. M. Viquesney
Single figure -- soldier
Standing figure of a sailor holding a cannon shell
One of four World War I figures located at the four corners of Memorial Park Bridge. The figures were originally mounted on the old Memorial Bridge completed in 1927. They were reinstalled at each end of the new bridge when it was completed in December 1976. The four World War I figures represent the three branches of the military service of that day; this figure, a sailor, represents the Navy. IAS files contain copy of dedication program from the old bridge, transcription of article from Town & Country (published by Palatka Daily News) 3 (Aug. 1964), and newspaper articles from Palatka Daily News, Sept. 11, 1979 and Jan. 16, 1991.
Administered by City of Palatka, 201 North 2nd Street, Palatka, Florida 32177 Located Memorial Park Bridge, Southwest side, Palatka, Florida

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