Leon in Decatur County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Replica of the Statue of Liberty
"Liberty Enlightening the World"
their forefathers who made
possible the freedom of these
The Boy Scouts of America
dedicate this replica of the
Statue of Liberty as a pledge
of everlasting fidelity and
40th Anniversary Crusade to
Strengthen the Arm of Liberty
In this Bicentennial Year 1976
as in 1776 let our joint
efforts encourage and maintain
the freedom and liberty for all
who yearn to breathe free.
Rededication Day 1976
Remembering September 11, 2001
and the War on Terror we continue
to strengthen the arm of liberty in the
Year 2003 as in 1950
This Statue of Liberty replica a symbol
of liberty and freedom remains now as then
a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty
Statue of Liberty Restoration Project
2002 - 2003
Erected 1950 by Boy Scouts of America and Concerned
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Cold. In addition, it is included in the Statue of Liberty Replicas series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 1862.
Location. 40° 44.439′ N, 93° 44.803′ W. Marker is in Leon, Iowa, in Decatur County. Marker is on Main Street south of 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker and statue are on the west grounds of the county courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 North Main Street, Leon IA 50144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Decatur County Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Founders Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Road to Zion (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leon High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mormon Trail / Utopian Experiments in Southern Iowa (approx. 8.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.2 miles away); France Building (approx. 12.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. BSA Statue of Liberty Replicas. (Submitted on March 17, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Little Sisters of Liberty. (Submitted on March 17, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 17, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.