|Title||B&W photograph of the Oscar A. Hix Memorial dedication ceremony car parade, South Thomaston, Maine, August 1923|
|Collection||Wessaweskeag Historical Society Photograph Collection|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Caption||Hix Memorial dedication car parade, South Thomaston, Maine, August 1923|
|Scope & Content||
B&W photograph of the Hix Memorial dedication ceremony, August, 1923. The photo shows the decorated cars of local dignitaries, headed south on Elm Street.
Corporal Oscar A. Hix was the first and possibly only South Thomaston man to die in World War I. Hix, a member of Company L, 30th U.S. Infantry, died July 15, 1918, at Château-Thierry, France. He was 25 years old.
The memorial was restored in 2008.
The photo is captioned, "Hix Memorial Dedication Car parade, 25 Aug. 1923" but other sources give the dedication date as August 19, 1923.
An 8½"x11" printout of the digital image is stored in a Hollinger box.
Hix, Oscar A.
South Thomaston, Maine
World War, 1914-1918
|Year Range from||1918|
|Year Range to||1923|