World War I Memorial (Atlantic City, New Jersey)
World War I Memorial
Liberty in Distress by Frederick W. MacMonnies
|Location||O'Donnell Parkway, S. Albany and Ventnor Avenues, Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architect||Diebitch, Emil, Inc.; MacMonnies, F.|
|Architectural style||Greek Temple|
|NRHP reference #||81000388|
|Added to NRHP||August 28, 1981|
|Designated NJRHP||July 2, 1981|
The World War I Memorial is located in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. The memorial was built in 1922, and added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 28, 1981.
The rotunda houses a 9-foot (2.7 m) bronze statue titled Liberty in Distress by Frederick W. MacMonnies.
Inside the rotunda there are four medallions (Army, Navy, Marines, and Aviation) that alternate around the circumference of the frieze. The names of battles in which Atlantic City soldiers fought are inscribed upon the architrave.
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Atlantic County, New Jersey
- Temple of Vesta, Tivoli
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
- "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Atlantic County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. October 25, 2010. p. 2. Retrieved November 16, 2010.
- "Monument explorer - World War I Centennial - Results from #120". ww1sandbox.com. Retrieved 2018-11-30.
- "Atlantic City : Liberty in Distress Monument - Atlantic City (Memorial, New Jersey, 100 Cities - 100 Memorials) - World War I Centennial". www.worldwar1centennial.org. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
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