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General von Steuben

Friedrich Wilhelm Baron von Steuben
Magdeburg 1730 - Utica, New York 1794
Prussian-born military officer who served as inspector general and Major General of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War
(Wikipedia)
Albert Jaegers
1910 (1996)

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Description

Statue of Von Steuben in his military uniform.

Inscription(s)

GENERAL VON STEUBEN

friedrich wilhelm
BARON VON STEUBEN
geb. am 17.9.1730 in magdeburg
gest. am 28.11. 1794 bei new york

das denkmal wurde am 17.9.1996 von der
steuben-schurz-gesellschaft errichtet

Other tablets shows the sponsors.

Signature

albert jaegers
planung dr. bernd ostermann und architekt heinrich tönnishof, braunschweig

Annotation

The statue is a re-cast of the 1910 statue in Washington opposite the White House. Another recast is in Potsdam.

Sculptor

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Location (N 52°7'0" - E 11°37'44")

Item Code: desa010; Photograph: 1 September 2012
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