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16TH WARD WORLD WAR I MEMORIAL

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

16th Ward World War I Memorial

 

Unknown

Unknown

Medium

Medium Category

Engraved Grey Granite Obelisk on
Grey Granite Base
 

Memorial

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 20 4 4 N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 1 6 6 N/A

Description

Description
The inscription on the front of the object reads: "A tribute of love to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice and of gratitude to those who served and returned." The inscription on the proper right side reads: "Erected in honor of those who served in the World War, 1914-1919, by the citizens of the 8th Selective Service Division comprising the 16th Ward of the City of Buffalo." The inscription on the back reads: "Our fathers god to thee, author of liberty to thee we sing. Long may our land be bright with freedom's holy light, protect us by might, Great God, our King." The proper left side is engraved with the names of 20 servicemen from the 16th Ward of the City of Buffalo who fought and died in the war.
 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
No information is available at present.





 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Walden Ave. and Sycamore St. intersection
 
Display December 2003 Yes

Conservation/Preservation History

Treatment Performed by Date Completed Previous Object Condition New Object Condition Previous Base Condition New Base Condition Current Record
N/A
 
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Condition Survey History

Surveyed By Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
Hamilton, Houston, Lownie Architects, LLC
 
Buffalo Arts Commission General Condition Survey August 2004 Good Fair Yes