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KOREAN WAR MEMORIAL

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

Korean War Memorial

Ralph Sirianni (Artist), Galle Memorial Studio, Inc. (Contractor), Dennis Maloney (Landscape Architect)

Dedicated 4/28/1990

 

Medium

Medium Category

Granite Relief on Concrete Footwall with Engraved Satellite Pedestal and Embedded Time Capsule

Memorial

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Description

Description
Granite relief pictures two soldiers in combat gear on patrol in a field with the word "Korea" in relief below. Inscription on back of memorial lists members of the Korean War Memorial Committee as well as the landscape architect, artist, and contractor. Sides of satellite pedestal are inscribed with the names of soldiers killed in action. Top of pedestal is engraved with military emblems. Inscription on embedded time capsule reads: "Korean War Memorial Time Capsule - Open April 28, 2090."


 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
No information is available at present.





 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Veterans Memorial Park along the Buffalo River Display September 2003 Yes
Buffalo Auditorium
 
Storage December 1999 No
Veterans Memorial Park along the Buffalo River Display November 1999 No

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