2009-01-09 / Community

Doughboy Monument Then and Now


The Doughboy Monument which stands in Memorial Plaza, on Beach 94 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, has been a patriotic symbol in Rockaway for decades. The monument, which was sculpted by Joseph P. Pollia, was dedicated to the site on November 12, 1927. Pictured is Pollia finalizing his work in November, 1927. Photo courtesy of Ken Bledsoe and Brian Merlis. The Doughboy Monument which stands in Memorial Plaza, on Beach 94 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, has been a patriotic symbol in Rockaway for decades. The monument, which was sculpted by Joseph P. Pollia, was dedicated to the site on November 12, 1927. Pictured is Pollia finalizing his work in November, 1927. Photo courtesy of Ken Bledsoe and Brian Merlis. Today the classic Doughboy remains visible to all passersby. Today the classic Doughboy remains visible to all passersby.

Return to top


Email Us
Contact Us

Copyright 1999 - 2014 Wave Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved

Neighborhoods | History

 

 

Check Out News Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Riding the Wave with Mark Healey on BlogTalkRadio