Mount Pleasant Doughboy

Mount Pleasant Doughboy

The most recognizable veteran's monument in Westmoreland County, Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania. Life size granite statue of World War I US Army "Doughboy" on granite pedestal located in traffic diamond. Inscription reads " Erected to the memory of our gallant sons who endured the hardships and fought our nation's battles." Existing statue is third one; the prior two were destroyed in traffic accidents in 1968 & 1981. Note: The head of original statue is on display in Leo & Sons Grille 31 on the Diamond.

 

Date of Installation:

November 11, 1924

Organization Responsible for Installation:

Patriotic Citizens of Mount Pleasant District

Memorial War Era(s):

WWI

Location:

Traffic circle at intersection of Main & Diamond Streets Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

Photo Gallery:

Mount Pleasant Doughboy

Mount Pleasant Doughboy

Mount Pleasant Doughboy

Mount Pleasant Doughboy

Mount Pleasant Doughboy

Mount Pleasant Doughboy

Mount Pleasant Doughboy

Mount Pleasant Doughboy

 

Published on July 19, 2017