[Dick Dowling Monument]

Description:

Photograph of a monument honoring Dick Dowling in Sabine Pass Battleground Park. A statue of a man is on top of a marble pedestal that has three segments containing text. The center portion of the monument, beneath the statue includes a symbol with a star and laurel leaves at the top and text that says: "In memory of Lt. Richard W. Dowling and his men. Texas remembers the faithfulness and valor of her sons and commends their heroic example to future generations. Erected by the state of Texas, 1936." Additional text is in the segment on the right and the left segment is labeled "With Dowling Were" and contains a list of names.

Creator(s): Watkins Studio
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jefferson County
Creation Date: August 6, 1963
Partner(s):
Port Arthur Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Usage:
Total Uses: 236
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Watkins Studio

2329 Thomas Boulevard Port Arthur, Texas 77640; Phone YU 2-3666

Date(s):
  • Creation: August 6, 1963
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jefferson County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1963  
Description:

Photograph of a monument honoring Dick Dowling in Sabine Pass Battleground Park. A statue of a man is on top of a marble pedestal that has three segments containing text. The center portion of the monument, beneath the statue includes a symbol with a star and laurel leaves at the top and text that says: "In memory of Lt. Richard W. Dowling and his men. Texas remembers the faithfulness and valor of her sons and commends their heroic example to future generations. Erected by the state of Texas, 1936." Additional text is in the segment on the right and the left segment is labeled "With Dowling Were" and contains a list of names.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 27 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Sabine Pass Battleground Park
Partner:
Port Arthur Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PAPL_0181
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth79197
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
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