American Legion Founding Commemorative Monument
Overview for American Legion Founding Commemorative Monument in Memorial Plaza
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Park: Memorial Plaza
In 1942, the Monument Builders of America held their annual convention in St. Louis. During their three day stay they dedicated this monument and donated it to the City. In 1969, the American Legion added a 50 year commemorative block and inscription to the composition and also replaced the stone representation of an eternal flame with an actual on which has the name of each state on the fins of the torch.
Sculptor: Sacha Schnittman
Year Dedicated: 1942
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