Spirit of the American Doughboy, Helena, AR

Spirit of the American Doughboy, Helena, ARloupe
in the middle of the intersection of Cherry and Perry Streets
Helena-West Helena
Ernest Morre Viquesney

This memorial was dedicated July 10, 1927, sponsored by the Phillips County Memorial Association, the 7-Generals Chapter of the UDC, and the City of Helena.  It is a E.M. Viquesney-designed doughboy, depicting a WWI infantryman advancing through the stumps and barbed wire of No Man's Land, holding a broken rifle and grenade.  The Helena Doughboy is one of only two specifically designated Viquesney Doughboys on the National Register of Historic Places.  The other is at Fort Smith, Arkansas. 

Single figure -- soldier
Stained Glass
Erected in honor of the men and women of Phillips county who served in the world war 1917-1918