Cenotaph, Sault Ste. Marie

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From little towns, in a far land, we came,

To save our honour and a world aflame;

By little towns, in a far land, we sleep,

And trust those things we won

To you to keep.


— Rudyard Kipling, 1925
Inscription on Cenotaph
426 Queen Street East, Sault Ste. Marie

Designed by Alfred Howell, unveiled in 1925.  Inscription by Rudyard Kipling, commemorating the 350 persons from this city who died in the Great War.  The bronze statuary of the memorial portrays War as a crouching male under a shield of Right, represented by a draped female holding a sword and a sprig of maple leaves.

Inscription via Steve at Canoe, Hunt, Fish, and Fly, by Otter.  Photo from sjgardiner‘s Flickr stream.

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