Plaques: bronze; Lighthouse shaft: granite, sandstone, brownstone, and mortar
Administered by City of New Britain Department of Parks and Recreation 27 West Main Street New Britain Connecticut 06051
Located Willow Brook Park New Britain Connecticut
Dedicated June 26, 1927
History--United States--Spanish American War
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Connecticut survey, 1993.
A replication of a lighthouse, reduced in size and non-functional. Around the lower portion of the piece is a series of bronze plaques. One depicts a battle scene from the Spanish American War; the second depicts a shipwreck and a lighthouse. The other panels discuss the war and list names of New Britain volunteers. Surrounding the sculpture is a circular pebble-stone courtyard with a brick, stone and metal wall, as well as a bridge which continues the line of the wall.
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums