[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 ... continued below

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Watkins Studio August 6, 1963.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by Port Arthur Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 335 times , with 11 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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

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Port Arthur Public Library

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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.

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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Creation Date

  • August 6, 1963

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 20, 2010, 6:28 p.m.

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  • May 28, 2013, 6:09 p.m.

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Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 11
Total Uses: 335

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Watkins Studio. [Dick Dowling Monument], photograph, August 6, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79197/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Port Arthur Public Library.