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Forster Commagere Memorial - Bay St. Louis, Ms.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 30° 18.656 W 089° 19.679
16R E 276144 N 3355536
Quick Description: This grey granite slab type obelisk is located on the northeast grounds of the Hancock County Courthouse - 152 Main Street in Bay St. Louis.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 1/19/2015 5:08:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMN8MB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
Views: 1

Long Description:
This grey granite slab type obelisk is located on the northeast grounds of the Hancock County Courthouse. The Memorial rests on a concrete slab pad. The text of the Memorial reads:

Erected
To the Memory of
FORSTER COMMAGERE
Died Sept. 15, 1950

His Life An Ideal
His Memory An Inspiration
______

A Moulder of Character, A Friend of
The Youth and All Humanity


Waveland Watchers

"Pierre “Forster” Commagere (Administrator/Coach – posthumous) was the school’s first lay coach and athletic director who coached football, basketball, baseball, and track and field from 1916-29. He was responsible for developing athletes such Milton Phillips, Zeke Bonura, Marchie Schwartz, Pete Taylor and Doc Blanchard."
Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: [Web Link]

Location: northeast grounds of the Hancock County Courthouse

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