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Pierre in Hughes County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land

 
 
Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 6, 2011
1. Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land Marker
Inscription.
This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of
South Dakota
by direction of The Honorable John W. Snyder
Secretary of the Treasury
As the inspirational symbol of the
United States Savings Bonds Independence Drive
from May 16 to July 4,1950, it was displayed in
every part of this state
The dimensions and tone are identical
with those of the original Liberty bell when it
rang out our independence in 1776.
In standing before this symbol, you have the
opportunity to dedicate yourself,
as did our founding fathers, to the principles
of the individual freedom for which our Nation stands.

This bell is one of fifty-three cast in France in 1950,
and given to the United States Government by:

American Smelting and Refining Company Anaconda Copper Mining Company Kennecott Copper Corporation Miami Copper Company Phelps Dodge Corporation The American Metal Company, Limited Steel supports by U. S. Steel Corporation's American Bridge Company This plaque donated by Revere Copper and Brass Incorporated
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Liberty Bell Replica marker series.
 
Location. 44° 21.989′ N, 100° 20.838′ W.
Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 6, 2011
2. Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land Marker
Marker is in Pierre, South Dakota, in Hughes County. Marker is on East Capitol Avenue. Touch for map. Across from the State Capitol. Marker is in this post office area: Pierre SD 57501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Combat Wounded Veterans (here, next to this marker); South Dakota State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers' & Sailors' World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Categories. Landmarks
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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