Baron von Steuben Monument

Title: Baron von Steuben Monument

Creator: J. Otto Schweizer

Region: Utica

Date: 1914

Dimensions: 14 feet (height) x 6 feet (width)

Description: A German born military officer that served under George Washington as his Chief of Staff.

Inscription: On Sculpture: "J.OTTO SCHWEIZER SC" Base: "MAJOR GENERAL FRIEDRICH WILHELM BARON VON STEUBEN" "ORGANIZER OF THE AMERICAN ARMY." "HE GAVE HIS SWORD, HIS SERVICES AND HIS FORTUNE TO THE CAUSE OF LIBERTY."

Subject: Public Art, Monuments, Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794

Rights: This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1923.

(https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/)

Find out more:
http://www.uticaod.com/article/20140704/News/140709784

ID#: AO-00065

Location: near the intersection of Memorial Parkway and Genesee Street, Utica