Karl Frederick Lang
(1897 - 1952)
Karl Frederick Lang was active/lived in Connecticut / Germany. Karl Lang is known for public memorial sculpture.
Biography Karl Frederick Lang
Karl Frederick Lang (Carl Lang) (1897-1952) was a German native who lived in Darien, Connecticut. He worked with Gutzon Borglum for five years at Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, and in Georgia.
In Darien, he was the sculptor of the Veterans Memorial Flagpole, which was dedicated in 1936 and commissioned by the Public Works Administration.
The Flagpole is a group of four sculpted soldiers from various wars, four-sided, from which the high steel staff rises to support the flag. Dedicated to all veterans, the monument is in a circle of grass and shrubbery at the intersection of roadways in the cemetery. The approach from Hecker Avenue through the arched gateway to the cemetery leads to the memorial. Veterans Cemetery is adjacent t
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