Liberty in Casey County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Casey County War Memorial
The Memory Of Our Comrades
Who Entered The Service
Of Their Country
From Casey County, Kentucky
And Who Gave Their Lives
In The World War
Erected by the Citizens of
Casey Co. and elsewhere
under auspices of
Casey Post No. 78, American Legion
November 11, 1935
Erected 1935 by the Citizens of Casey Co. and elsewhere under auspices of Casey Post No. 78, America Legion.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II.
Location. 37° 19.073′ N, 84° 56.414′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Kentucky, in Casey County. Memorial is at the intersection of Campbellsville Street (Kentucky Route 70) and Courthouse Square, on the left when traveling west on Campbellsville Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 161 Courthouse Square, Liberty KY 42539, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Kentucky Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); Casey County CourthouseColonel Silas Adams (a few steps from this marker); John Fry (approx. 1.3 miles away); Crash of the B-58 "Hustler" (approx. 12.9 miles away); McKinney's Fort (approx. 13.4 miles away); PFC William B. Baugh, USMC / Medal of Honor Winner (approx. 13½ miles away); Forage Depot-Civil War (approx. 14.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
More about this memorial. The statue in photos 2,3 & 4 are not the original sculpture dedicated in 1935. That Doughboy was accidentally shattered by a truck, July 4, 1982. The one in the photo is a replica made by Eleftherios Karkadoulias at a cost of $12,400 paid by two utility companies. It was dedicated November 11, 1983.
Also see . . .
1. Original Doughboy specifications. (Submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Replacement Doughboy information. (Submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 3, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.