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The Spirit of the American Doughboy is a pressed copper sculpture by E. M. Viquesney, designed to honor the veterans and casualties of World War I. Nicknames for the statue are "The Doughboy" and Iron Mike. The statue in Spencer, Indiana, the sculptor's hometown, was dedicated on May 29, 1927. 


American Doughboy


Upcoming events

October 23, 2016 (EDT) • statewide
October 25, 2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Abram Farm - 380 State Hwy 43 Spencer
November 03, 2016 11:30 AM (EDT) • 109 S. Main St.

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We are a registered SAFE PLACE!

We are happy to announce that the Owen County Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Corporation is now a registered Safe Place in Owen County.  Safe Place is a national youth outreach and prevention program for young people in need of immediate help and safety. As a community-based program, Safe Place designates businesses and organizations as Safe Place locations, making help readily available to youth in communities across the country. Locations include: libraries, YMCA’s fire stations, public buses, various businesses, and social service facilities. 


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