Frederich Hecker Memorial

Frederich Hecker Memorial

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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