Sioux Falls in Minnehaha County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
A public subscription conducted by the Sioux Falls Garden Club raised funds to buy
On October 28, 1886, when accepting the gift of the original Lady Liberty from France for America, President Grover Cleveland said, "We will not forget that Liberty has here made her home: nor shall her chosen altar be neglected."
The new bronze replica of the Statue of Liberty was place on the restored stone pedestal in 2002 returning Lady Liberty to McKennan Park once again.
Erected 2003 by Dr. John Wichtman in honor of Jean Douglas Wichtman, "A Beautiful Life Lived", Minnehaha County Historical Society in Memory of Dr. Verlynne and Suzanne Volin
Marker series. This marker is included in the Statue of Liberty Replicas marker series.
Location. 43° 31.922′ N, 96° 43.386′ W. Marker is in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in Minnehaha County. Touch for map. Marker is located in McKennan Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 S 3rd Ave, Sioux Falls SD 57105, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pillars of the Nation (within shouting distance of this marker); Helen Gale McKennan (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sioux Falls Municipal Band (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Yankton Trail and Stage Road (approx. ¾ mile away); AAUW Sioux Falls Branch (approx. ¾ mile away); Department of Veterans Affairs (approx. 1.6 miles away); Children's Care Hospital & School (approx. 1.6 miles away); Columbus College (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sioux Falls.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 28, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.