Mount Pleasant in Henry County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Replica of the Statue of Liberty
their forefathers who made
possible the freedom of these
The Boy Scouts of America
dedicate this copy of the
Statue of Liberty as a pledge
of everlasting fidelity and
The Crusade to Strengthen Liberty
Erected 1951 by Boy Scouts of America and Concerned Citizens.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Statue of Liberty Replicas series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1951.
Location. 40° 57.914′ N, 91° 33.187′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, in Henry County. Marker is on East Washington Street (Business U.S. 34) just east of South Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker and statue are located near the northwest corner of the Henry County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East Washington Street, Mount Pleasant IA 52641, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Harlan Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Das Deutsches Kollegium (approx. 0.6 miles away); P.E.O. Sisterhood Founded (approx. 0.6 miles away); Votes For Women (approx. 0.6 miles away); Iowa Wesleyan College (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Iowa Wesleyan College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Belle Babb Mansfield (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Also see . . .
1. Strengthen the Arm of Liberty. Strengthen the Arm of Liberty was the Boy Scouts of America's theme for the organization's fortieth anniversary celebration in 1950. The campaign was inaugurated in February with a dramatic ceremony held at the base of the Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World). Approximately 200 BSA Statue of Liberty replicas were installed across the United States. (Submitted on July 12, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Boy Scouts of America Statue of Liberty Replicas Facebook Site. (Submitted on July 12, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 12, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.