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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 08, 2015 6:00 PM • Spencer Christian Life Center 157 S. Montgomery St.
October 09, 2015 10:00 AM • Atterbury Bakalar Air Museum
October 16, 2015 10:00 AM • Fish Creek Preserve

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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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