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The Woodrow Wilson Memorial Sphere in Cour d'Honneur of the Ariana Park on the grounds of the Palais des Nations is dedicated to former US President Woodrow Wilson who was the founding father of the League of Nations.
The Woodrow Wilson Memorial Sphere in Cour d'Honneur of the Ariana Park on the grounds of the Palais des Nations is dedicated to former US President Woodrow Wilson who was the founding father of the League of Nations. The Celestial Sphere, as it is otherwise known, stands in a small reflecting pool as a symbol of peace and hope.
Parc de l'Ariana, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
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