Astoria Victory Monument

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Astoria Victory Monument
Doughboy Monument - Astoria, Oregon.jpg
Astoria Victory Monument is located in Astoria OR
Astoria Victory Monument
Location Intersection of Columbia Avenue and West Marine Drive
Astoria, Oregon, United States
Coordinates 46°11′22.7″N 123°50′52.6″W / 46.189639°N 123.847944°W / 46.189639; -123.847944Coordinates: 46°11′22.7″N 123°50′52.6″W / 46.189639°N 123.847944°W / 46.189639; -123.847944
Area less than one acre
Built 1926
Architect Diamond, Charles T.; Paulding, John
Architectural style Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Mission/Spanish Revival, Mediterranean Revival
NRHP reference # 84000466[1]
Added to NRHP November 15, 1984

The Astoria Victory Monument, also known as the Doughboy Monument or Soldiers' Monument, is a monument located in Astoria, Oregon, in the United States. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The concrete, Spanish Revival monument designed by Charles T. Diamond was constructed in 1926,[2] incorporating a cast of a sculpture by John Paulding.[3] The structure was recognized individually by the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 and as part of the Uniontown–Alameda Historic District in 1988.

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The National Register of Historic Places recognized the monument individually on November 15, 1984,[4] and later included the structure as part of the Uniontown–Alameda Historic District on August 25, 1988.[2][5]

In the mid-2000s, the monument received a $10,000 grant from the State Historic Preservation Office to repair lights and windows, replace doors, renovate the restroom facilities and install new plumbing and toilet fixtures.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "Oregon Historic Site Record". Oregon Historic Preservation Office. p. 1. Retrieved February 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Astoria Victory Monument (Astoria, Oregon)". p. 1. Archived from the original on July 18, 2014. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Oregon National Register List" (PDF). June 6, 2011. p. 5. Retrieved February 14, 2012. 
  5. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Continuation Sheet" (PDF). United States Department of the Interior National Park Service. Retrieved February 25, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Grants from Heritage Program" (PDF). Cultural Heritage Courier. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. 2006. p. 17. Retrieved February 14, 2012. 

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