024_View shows the grounds within 50 feet of the Soldiers' monument and 325 feet from the Capitol grounds

Dublin Core

Title

024_View shows the grounds within 50 feet of the Soldiers' monument and 325 feet from the Capitol grounds

Subject

Iowa State Capitol; Iowa Capital and Capitol; Des Moines, Iowa - History

Description

The white stone monument to the left and south of the Capitol is the Iowa Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in 2010. To the right is the William Boyd Allison monument which is just south of the Soldiers And Sailors monument. William Allison was a United States Senator and Congressman from Iowa for 43 years and he worked with every president from Abraham Lincoln up through Theodore Roosevelt. After his death his friends and supporters dedicated to place this fountain here on the capitol grounds. When this monument was first designed back in 1917 was a beautiful fountain. Unfortunately the state saw fit to fill in the fountain.

Creator

Pam Rees, Iowa Library Services/State Library of Iowa

Date

1910

Rights

This digital image may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. No commercial reproduction or distribution of this file is permitted without written permission of the State Library of Iowa

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File Name

024_Within50feetofSoldiers'Monumentl2010.jpg

Repository

Iowa Library Services/State Library of Iowa

Repository Collection

Iowa Library Services/Law Library

Digital item created

2010

Notes

Des Moines, Iowa Capitol Complex area in 2010.