1315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, MO, 63103 / Cake artist: Victoria Szulc

 

Soldiers Memorial was dedicated by then-President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936. It was opened to the public on Memorial Day in 1938. The 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 building consists of two museums, on the left and right sides (both free to the public during regular hours).

Looking north to the building (with cake)
Looking north to the building (with cake)
Looking south to the building
Looking south to the building

Cake placement date: March 19

Where is the cake now?: The cake, while it sold in the biddingforgood auction for $615 on 1/1/2015, has been displayed outside Patti Anne’s Exchange (located at 6022 Sublette Ave., St. Louis, MO) since that time.  (October 2017)

Notes: It was the only cake with a sheet tied around the top of the cake.

Soldiers Memorial on Facebook / Official website

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