Frank Blair Statue
Overview for Frank Blair Statue in Forest Park
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Park: Forest Park
(Location: Lindell & Kingshighway Entrance)
The statue commemorates Blair's work as a United States Senator. As a General he seized the U.S. Arsenal at St. Louis and kept the City and a large part of Missouri from joining the Confederacy. The statue, in its prominent location, is said to have a place in Winston Churchill's Book "the Inside of the Cup." The statue was donated by the Blair Monument Association in May 1885.
Sculptor: Wellington W. Gardner
Year Dedicated: 1885