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Liberty Pole

Tompkins County

 
 
Liberty Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
1. Liberty Pole Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated by
Tompkins County Chapter
Sons of the American Revolution
April 19, 1951

Presented by Clarence F. Morse


 
Erected 1951 by Tompkins County Chapter, S.A.R., and Tompkins County.
 
Location. 42° 26.553′ N, 76° 29.826′ W. Marker is in Ithaca, New York, in Tompkins County. Marker is at the intersection of Tioga Street and Court Street, on the left when traveling north on Tioga Street. Touch for map. Marker and flag pole are on the county courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 North Tioga Street, Ithaca NY 14850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tompkins County (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Court House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ithaca Conservatory of Music 31st Anniversary (about 400 feet away); Ithaca Conservatory of Music (about 400 feet away); Tompkins County Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Tompkins County World War I Roll of Honor (about 400 feet away); The Oregon Mission (about 500 feet away); Tompkins County Korean War Honor Roll (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ithaca.
 
Regarding Liberty Pole.
Liberty Pole and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
2. Liberty Pole and Marker
Tompkins County Courthouse in background
The Liberty Pole was dedicated on the anniversary of the Revolutionary War Battles of Lexington and Concord. The Liberty Pole was a common symbol of those seeking independence from Great Britain in the years leading up to the revolution.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 205 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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