Apotheosis of St. Louis

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Park: Forest Park


This Statue of the Crusader King Louis IX of France, was for the emblem of the city, appearing on most official documents and the city flag, but now it shares its prominence with the Gateway Arch. The original plaster model of the statue stood at the main entrance gate of the 1904 fair, where the Jefferson Memorial is now located. This statue and the Jefferson Memorial were given to the City in 1906 as gifts in appreciation for the great success of the Fair.

Year Dedicated: 1906

Sculptor: Charles Niehaus


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