Spirit of the American Doughboy
N 41° 22.282 W 073° 24.672
A copy of E.M. Viquesney's statue Spirit of the American Doughboy is located in P.T. Barnum Square north of Greenwood Street in the center of Bethel, CT.
A pressed copper version (copyright 1920) of E.M. Viquesney's "The Spirit of the American Doughboy" was installed in 1928 in he center of Bethel, CT. A 7' by 3' by 3' copper sculpture is placed on a 6' high by 30" square granite base. The sculpture depicts a World War I infantryman holding a grenade in his raised right hand and holding a rifle, horizontally, by his side in his left hand. At the back corners are a pair of tree stumps.
The front of the base is inscribed:
IN HONOR OF HER