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ALways been a nice park...

Always been a nice park since way back in 1975 when i gave my then-girlfriend a nice ring there... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Bessemer, Alabama
Debardelen Park

This is a nice park to have a picnic. This park has a Gazebo and there are many jazz concerts held... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2016
Vicky B
Bessemer, Alabama
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13 Sep 2017
“ALways been a nice park...”
17 Mar 2016
“Nice statue, park is average”
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16th and 17th Streets and 2nd and 3rd Avenue, Bessemer, AL
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Always been a nice park since way back in 1975 when i gave my then-girlfriend a nice ring there... it's a nice place for a picnic and has an extremely nice and large gazebo... also convenient to downtown courthouse and local restaurants...

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Reviewed 18 March 2016

This is a nice statue and tribute to World War I soldiers in the area and in general. The park is fairly large, taking a whole city block, but its very dated and some of the structures are in need of repair. Worth a quick...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is a nice park to have a picnic. This park has a Gazebo and there are many jazz concerts held during the summer.

Thank Vicky B
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This doughboy monument is one of the first things I remember seeing at DeBardleben Park. As I child, I always wanted to go up and salute him.

Thank BessemerJudySmith
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Located in Debardeleben Park, about 2 blocks from the Bright Star Restaurant, is The Doughboy Statue which was originally dedicated in 1922 and is inscribed with the names of local World War I veterans. There are 2 plaques naming the servicemen who died while in...More

3  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 18 May 2014

This monument stands as a tribute to our Fighting Men & Women, who payed the ultimate price for OUR freedom.Even tho it was cast in early 20"s, the spirit and meaning of this life-size monument is the same now For all wars and police actions.

2  Thank tguido44
Reviewed 1 September 2013

The Spirit of the American Doughboy is a life-size copper sculpture of a World War I "Doughboy" soldier standing at the crest of a barricade with a rifle in his left hand and a grenade in his raised right hand. Created by Ernest Moore "Dick"...More

7  Thank KenS7
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