Statue Of George Rogers Clark In Memorial

Price: $4.95

Stock #: 108178
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Vincennes
State: Indiana (IN)
County: Knox
Publisher: Curt Teich & Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Statue is more than nine feet in height. This Bronze Statue of Col. Clark, the conquering hero of the Northwest, stands nine feet and two inches in height, supported on a circular fluted marble pedestal and rests on a bronze plaque in the marble floor. There is a wreath of oak and laurel surrounding the pedestal. Clark was commissioned by Gov. Patrick Henry of Virginia to capture the British forts at Kaskaskia and Cahokio and was successful in this enterprise by taking both these towns in July, 1778; Vincennes February 25, 1779. He was born in Virginia 1752 and died in 1818. He is buried in the beautiful Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.

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