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Buyer beware: A number of eBay sellers have tried to pass off miniature Doughboy statues by other artists and companies as genuine Viquesney Doughboys. If you are in doubt, please check with me first.
To see a wonderful 7-page photo gallery of Viquesney Doughboys (and a few lookalikes), click here.
TOUR OF HONOR REPEATS VIQUESNEY SEARCH FOR 2017
The Tour of Honor organization has announced it will again run its Viquesney Doughboy search for 2017. The search involves logging visits to Viquesney Doughboys by motorcycle riders, most of whose entry fees are donated to the Wounded Warriors Project. The Viquesney Doughboy search was first run in 2014 and proved to be so popular with riders that has been repeated each year since.
MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
PLANNED WWI TRAVELING EXHIBIT
Opening in St. Paul in 2017 and running through 2020, the Minnesota Historical Society is planning a traveling exhibit depicting life in the U.S. during WWI. Under the direction of Richard Rummel and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, a full-scale replica of E.M. Viquesney's "Spirit of the American Doughboy" is planned as the centerpiece of the exhibit.