Macombs Dam Park

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Highbridge World War I Memorial

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  • Statue, pedestal with dedicatory plaque
  • Statue, pedestal with dedicatory plaque
  • Statue, pedestal with dedicatory plaque
  • Statue, pedestal with dedicatory plaque
  • Location: 161st Street and Jerome Avenue
  • Architect: Max Hausle
  • Description: Statue, pedestal with dedicatory plaque
  • Materials: Bronze and Maine granite
  • Dimensions: H: 15'9" W: 8'8" D: 8'8"
  • Dedicated: 1923
  • Foundry: J.W. Fiske Iron Works
  • Donor: Highbridge Regular Democratic Club
  • Inscription: FOR GOD AND COUNTRY / IN HONOR OF THE BOYS OF / HIGHBRIDGE / WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY / AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO / MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / IN THE WORLD WAR / 1917 1918 / KILLED IN ACTION / (LIST OF 21 NAMES) / ERECTED BY THE HIGHBRIDGE REGULAR / DEMOCRATIC CLUB / HON. WILLIAM J. FLYNN, CHAIRMAN / JOHN A. HARMS, SECRETARY / MAX HAUSLE, ARCHITECT/

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