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Date

Summer 8-1978

Description

The World War I Monument designed and created by architect Paul P. Cret and sculptors C.P. Jennewein and Janet de Coux stands before the Providence County Courthouse on Benefit St. The monument, originally located in Post Office Square (renamed Memorial Square at the sculpture dedication) was created in 1926 as the result of a competition for a monument to memorialize those who served and died in World War I.

Notes

Jordy, Buildings of Rhode Island (Oxford, 2004) p 65

Woodward, Providence: A Citywide Survey of Historic Resources (Providence, 1986) p 200

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Creator 3 Role

Sculptor

Creator 4 Role

Sculptor

Building Type

Public sculpture

Building Style

Beaux-Arts

Subject Headings

Architecture -- War memorials -- Rhode Island -- Providence; Architecture -- Monuments -- Public scuplture;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Street Address

250 Benefit St.

Keywords

World War I Monument; Providence, Rhode Island; public sculpture; war memorial;

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