Freidrich Hecker Monument

Overview for Freidrich Hecker Monument in Benton Park

Photo by Mark Groth Title: Frederich Hecker monument
Source: Mark Groth


Reservations: Freidrich Hecker Monument cannot be reserved.

Park: Benton Park


Hecker was one of the German Revolutionalists who came to St. Louis in 1840's. There is a small bronze bust of Hecker on the north side and wreath of oak leaves on the south side. The west and east sides are inscribed the dates 1861 and 1848. The monument was donated by the Hecker Monument Commission in September 1882.

Sculptor: Charles Steubenraugh

Year Dedicated: 1882


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