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WW1 Memorials Map

memorial hunter 150100C 100M Icon smallThe first hurdle participants face is finding local WWI Memorials. Though incomplete, the map below has the WWI memorials the WW1CC has gathered.  So get your "Indiana Jones" on and help us find missing memorials with the Memorial Hunters Club, where you are encourage to search for and discover local WWI memorials missing from our register and map below. If you are the first to find a missing memorial, not currently shown on the national map, your contribution will carry your name as the discoverer. When completed, we will publish this mapped database for any organization, institution, school or group to use in any way they would like.

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World War I Memorial Fountainloupe
Long Wharf Municipal Park
Cambridge
MD
USA
21613

This fountain was constructed here to commemorate the veterans of WWI

 
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World War I Memorial Groveloupe
2300 East Washington Blvd
Fort Wayne
IN
USA
46803
November 12, 1928
Ernest Moore Viquesney

Fort Wayne Memorial Grove

100 Cities / 100 Memorials

100c 100m wwi centennial plaque Memorial Park in Fort Wayne, Indiana, was established on November 29, 1918 for the express purpose of honoring those from Allen County that died in service to our country. The park includes numerous statues and memorials to World War I service members including E. M. Viquesney's "Spirit of the American Doughboy" and "Spirit of the American Navy" located at the entrance to the Memorial Park from Glasgow Avenue Along with the statues, a "Memorial Grove" of living trees was planted and labeled for every soldier, sailor, and nurse who died while in service during the Great War in Europe.  Originally, a planting of 123 trees in a circular pattern was completed with a brass plaque for each soldier located near each tree. By 1923, nine more trees were planted after the total number of deceased increased. The nameplates that identified each service member are long gone, possibly taken during the Depression. In honor of the centennial of World War I, new trees were planted and rededicated in Memorial Grove to honor the original 132 service members who paid the ultimate price.

 
World War I Memorial Kioskloupe
Humboldt Park
Milwaukee
WI
USA
53202

This is a memorial to the 1,200 citizens from the Bay View area who fought in World War I.

For more information:  https://www.humboldtparkmilwaukee.org/wwi-memorial/history/

 
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World War I Memorial New Orleansloupe
intersection Tulane Ave. & S. Galvez St.
New Orleans
LA
USA
70112

World War I memorial relocated in 2014 from original site to grounds of new VA hospital complex near Tulane Ave. and South Galvez St. in New Orleans

Location:
vicinity of intersection Tulane Ave. & S. Galvez St.
New Orleans, LA, 70112

 
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World War I Memorial Parkloupe
Pittsburgh
PA
USA
15201

"In memoriam of those who fought and died in World War I that freedom may live."

Erected by the Soldiers and Sailors Welfare Association of the Ninth Ward.

 
World War I Memorial Plaqueloupe
71 Haynes St
Manchester
CT
USA
06040

The Manchester World War I Memorial Plaque was made by the Gorham Manufacturing Company and dedicated on November 11, 1920. It is a bronze relief that bears the images of a soldier and sailor flanking a list of Manchester citizens who died in World War I. It is attached to a base of rough-hewn granite, specked with black and gray. It was originally located about 30 feet to the north of this spot; when the original hospital building was demolished in 1983, the plaque was moved here.

 
World War I Memorial Tabletloupe
Lawrenceburg
IN
USA
47025
1919
 
World War I Memorial Towerloupe
280 Belfast Rd
Camden
ME
USA
04843

Perhaps Maine's most well-known World War I memorial, the 26-foot tall stone Mount Battie Memorial Tower was erected at the summit in 1921 in honor of the men and women of Camden who took part in the war effort during World War I. The memorial was built on the site of the former Mt. Battie Club House, and some of the stones from the Club House were used to construct the memorial.

 
World War I Memorial, Veterans Plazaloupe
1234 East Park Lane
Longview
TX
USA
75601

World War I Memorial, Veterans Plaza

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100c 100m wwi centennial plaque 1Veterans Plaza is a beautifully-landscaped hillside and lakeshore designed and built by the Veterans Recognition Foundation.  Although recognizing all wars back to the Revolutionary War, it focuses primarily on modern warfare beginning with World War I through the current fight with ISIS and global terrorism. The hillside entry to the plaza is highlighted by the World War I monument, a beautiful bronzed eagle perched on a square base. Each face of the base is engraved with one of the common names by which World War I was known: “WWI”; “World War One”; “The Great War”; and “The War to End all Wars”.

 
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World War I Monumentloupe
E. Broad and N. Orange Ave
Eufaula
AL
USA
36027

E. Broad and N. Orange Ave, Eufaula, AL; City of Eufaula, City and Street Department. Eufaula, AL 36017; Outdoors. Free.
A larger than life-size marble WW I infantryman stands atop a dome-shaped granite base. It was erected by the Service Star Legion, Porter Doughtie Chapter, to honor those who died in WWI. Listed are John Asbury Boswell, Robert W Brannun, Union W. Hollc-man, Porter R. Doughtie. and Daniel T. Tully.

 
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World War I Monumentloupe
Chesapeake City Town Hall 109 Bohemia St.
Chesapeake City
MD
USA
21915

On the town hall grounds is a monument to the local veterans of WWI.

 
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World War I Monumentloupe
Memorial Park, 201 North Bentz Street
Frederick
MD
USA
21701

This monument sculpted by Giuseppe Moretti was erected here in 1926 as a tribute to the veterans of WWI.

 
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World War I Monumentloupe
Calvert County Courthouse, 175 Main Street
Prince Frederick
MD
USA
20678

A cast bronze relief panel, approximately 6x4 feet, depicts an allegorical female figure of War, with arms resting on the corners of two inscribed tablets listing the 315 Calvert County WWI veterans.

 
World War I Monument - Danvilleloupe
Memorial Park
Danville
PA
USA
17821

World War I Monument - Danville

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100c 100m wwi centennial plaque This granite memorial, unveiled during several days of commemoration from August 30-September 3, 1919, weighs nearly 41 tons and has bronze plaques on three sides that are inscribed with a Roll of Honor 1917-1919.  It is estimated that approximately 18,000 people attended the unveiling, presided over by Pennsylvania Governor William C. Sproul.  The monument was cleaned, refinished and rededicated on November 11, 2017.

 
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World War I Monument - Greenwichloupe
Greenwich Ave at Arch St
Greenwich
CT
USA
06830

Dedicated in 1925, the Greenwich World War I Monument is a 50-foot obelisk that sits in a small park in front of the town’s Post Office. The obelisk has a multi-sided base bearing the dedications: 

[ south side ]
In Honor of
The Men and Women
Of Greenwich
Who Served In
The World War


[ east side ]
In Memory Of
Those Who Died
And an Inspiration
To All Who Follow


[ west side ]
Second Battle
Of The Marne
North Sea
St. Mihiel
Ypres Lys
Meuse Argonne
Verdun

 
World War I Monument - Honor Roll for Vetsloupe
Monument Park
Chicago
IL
USA
60631
1919
James J. Egan
 
World War I Monument - Jenkintownloupe
700 Summit Ave
Jenkintown
PA
USA
19046

World War I Monument - Jenkintown

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100c 100m wwi centennial plaque This monument was erected in November of 1919 to celebrate the return of the men and women who served during WWI. The monument previously stood in front of the old Borough Hall location at the corner of West Avenue and Leedom Street. The original monument was a concrete pedestal with mounted mortar shells, and a bronze tablet of all the names of those who served. When Borough Hall was relocated to its current location at 700 Summit Avenue, the pedestal of the original monument was incapable of being moved and unfortunately was unable to be preserved. The bronze tablet was, however, placed on a large piece of granite instead, which is how the monument sits today. In honor of the 100th anniversary of WWI, the bronze plaque was refinished and the memorial was cleaned. This work was completed in time for Memorial Day 2018 celebrations. 

 
World War I Monument - Lynchburgloupe
2311 Memorial Ave
Lynchburg
VA
USA
24501

Moved to this location in November 2021 (from E.C. Glass High School), this marker consists of a large bronze plaque mounted on a locally sourced greenstone monolith. It honors the 42 local men who died in World War I, and was erected in 1936 by the Lynchburg Chapter of the DAR..

 
World War I Monument - Soldiers Walkloupe
Memorial Park Drive
Arcadia
WI
USA
54612

Ron Wanek designed this life-sized brass statue of a uniformed WWI soldier. He wears high boots, an ammunition belt, helmet and backpack. The granite base is incised with a dedication to all who served in WWI. This memorial was donated by Karen and Todd Wanek, and the face of the doughboy is modeled after Arcadia native Otto Herbert, who served in France in 1917.  The monument was dedicated on May 30, 1993.

No visit to Wisconsin would be complete without a tour of the beautiful 54 acre Memorial Park and its unique tribute to veterans of all wars and conflicts located just 40 minutes North of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, in Arcadia, Wisconsin. It is the largest Memorial Park in the U.S., outside of Washington D.C. 

 
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World War I Monument - Westportloupe
119 Myrtle St
Westport
CT
USA
06880

This bronze statue was dedicated on November 9, 1930 on Old Post Road and relocated here in 1987.  It is a bronze figure of a World War I soldier standing at ease.  It was sculpted by J. Clinton Shepherd to honor the enlisted men and nurses from Westport who served in World War I.  A bronze shield on the south face reads, “Dedicated to the citizens of Westport who served in the World War. Erected Nov. 11, 1930.”  Plaques on the west and east sides of the monument’s base list Westport residents who served in the conflict, with the west plaque honoring seven residents who were killed, and the east plaque honoring seven who served as nurses.

 

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