Vanished Race

Photo by Michael Kleen

Bronze monument to Frederic A. and Florence Sheffield Boardman Keep in St. Paul’s Rock Creek Cemetery, 201 Allison Street NW, Washington, DC. Frederick (1858-1911) was a prominent Washington, DC businessman whose wife, Florence (1867-1954), was the sister of Mabel T. Boardman, a founder of the American Red Cross. James Earle Fraser sculpted the male and female figures, which were installed on a base of Stoney Creek granite in 1920.

Frederic A. Boardman (1858-1911)

Author: Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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