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Frederich Hecker Memorial

By Charles Steubenraugh
Category: Statue

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The monument Frederich Hecker Memorial honors the German revolutionary who came to St. Louis in the 1840s and who was brigadier commander of local German-Americans during the Civil War. Medallions on the stone obelisk include commemorative dates, a high-relief portrait of Hecker, and a wreath of oak leaves. All four sides of the obelisk have full-relief torches under carved stars.

Dimensions: 30′ x 8′ x 8′
Year Completed: 1882
Material: Granite
Owner: City of St. Louis
Donor: Hecker Monument Association


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