County

Penobscot

Location (Address)

This monument is located on Norumbega Parkway, a walking path near the Penobscot River, between Central, Harlow, and State Streets in Bangor, Maine.

Zip Code

04401

Type

Statue

Additional Type

Memorial Park

Additional Type

Plaque

Maker/Sculptor

Charles E. Tefft

Date Erected

1939

Date Dedicated

1939

Inscriptions

DEDICATED TO ALL

WHO HAVE MADE

THE SUPREME

SACRIFICE FOR

THEIR COUNTRY

If - ye - break - faith

with - us - who - die

We - shall - not - sleep

SPONSORED BY AND ERECTED

THROUGH THE EFFORTS OF

NORMAN N. DOW POST

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS

OF THE UNITED STATES

AND THE GENEROSITY OF

THE CITIZENS OF

BANGOR

1939

Materials

Bronze and Granite.

Sponsor

Norman N. Dow VFW Post

Monument Description

This is a bronze statue of Lady Victory, holding aloft two lit torches. It was erected in 1939 and dedicated to the soldiers who fought in World War I.

Comments

Tefft, the Sculptor, was from Brewer, Maine, and is most famous for his state of Hannibal Hamlin in the US Capitol in Washington, D.C.

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Photographer

Libby Bischof

Date Taken

2016

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