Tuesday, June 24, 2014

#26: Soldiers' Memorial

  • Dedicated by then-President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936.
  • Opened to the public on Memorial Day, 1938. 
  • Idea was first conceived in 1923 by relatives of those who fought in 'The Great War' (or as known today as World War I)
  • Many architectural features (some hidden) are found inside and outside the memorial along the walls, stairs and ceiling
  • The memorial consists of museums on both east and west sides
Here is the cake, which is the only one that is decorated with a ribbon wrapped around it:
Right side of the cake

Left side of the cake

Back side of the cake

Top of the cake

Wikipedia link
Official website

1315 Chestnut St., ST. LOUIS, MO, 63103
Cake artist: Victoria Szulc

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