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Statue of Liberty - Kremmling, CO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
N 40° 03.549 W 106° 23.595
13T E 381173 N 4435252
Quick Description: This Statue of Liberty both honored the United States as well as the 50th anniversary of the founding of Kremmling, Colorado, USA.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 9/30/2013 2:29:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ681
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
Views: 1

Long Description:
"The project was the brainchild of Kansas City businessman, J.P. Whitaker, who was then Scout Commissioner of the Kansas City Area Council. The copper statues were manufactured by Friedley-Voshardt Co. (Chicago, IL) and purchased through the Kansas City Boy Scout office by those wanting one. All were erected in the early 1950's by Boy Scout troops and others to celebrate Scouting’s 40th anniversary theme, "Strengthen the Arm of Liberty."

The statues are approximately 8 1/2 feet tall without the base, constructed of sheet copper, weigh 290 pounds, and originally cost $350 plus freight." (from (visit link) )

This replica is found in the Kremmling City Park and also honors the 50th Anniversary founding of Kremmling (visit link) .

The plaques read:

With the faith and courage of
their forefathers who made
possible the freedom of these
United States,
the Boy Scouts of America
dedicate this replica of the
Statue of Liberty as a pledge
of everlasting fidelity and loyalty.
Crusade to Strengthen the Arm of Liberty, 1951

Dedicated to
the Pioneers
and Founders
of Kremmling
1904 - July 10 - 1954
Location: Kremmling City Park

Pedestal?: No

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