Forest Park Amenities

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Memorials

Friedrich Jahn Memorial

Friedrich Jahn Memorial cannot be reserved.

Description: The monument is place on the site occupied by the German pavilion during the 1904 World's Fair. Jahn was the father of systematic physical culture and founder of the Turnvereins. The bust is generally considered out of proportion with the accompanying statues. The monument was donated by the North American Turnverein, St. Louis Chapter and was unveiled in October of 1913.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Forest Markers

John F. Kennedy Memorial Forest Markers cannot be reserved.

Description: (Location:Southwest Corner)The marker was donated by readers of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The area, dedicated after President Kennedy's tragic death, is the only area of virgin forest remaining in Forest Park.

Musicians Memorial and Fountain

Musicians Memorial and Fountain cannot be reserved.

Description: The memorial honors Owen Miller and respectively of the Federation of Musicians for many years. The fountain was donated by the National Federation of Musicians, St. Louis Local Chapter, and was dedicated in May of 1925.

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