Old Memorial Bridge

Palatka, Florida

Photos by Len Shurtleff

Doughboy and Sailor Statues

This is a set of four life-size bronze statues commemorating World War I soldiers and sailors at the Old Memorial Bridge over the St. Johns River, State Route 100, Palatka, Florida. A doughboy carrying a 1903 Springfield rifle, an officer equiped with a Colt .45 pistol and grenade, another soldier carrying a grenade and sticks of dynamite and a sailor holding a shell are depicted.

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