Statue of Liberty - Le Roy, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 58.582 W 077° 59.264
18T E 256373 N 4762522
Quick Description: An exact replica of the Statue of Liberty donated by Boy Scouts of America is located at Wolcott Street in Le Roy, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 9/26/2014 11:39:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMMJ4Q
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Long Description:

In 1950, the Boy Scouts of America celebrated their 40th anniversary, with the theme Strengthen the Arm of Liberty, by donating approximately two hundred 100-inch tall, 290 lb. replicas of the Statue of Liberty. They were given to communities in 39 different U.S. states and several U.S. possessions and territories. Of the original copies, approximately 100 can currently be located. These copper statues were manufactured by Friedley-Voshardt Co. It is set on a similar five pointed star base as the original in New York Harbor.

The plaques on the base are inscribed:

RESTORATION OF
STATUE BY GENEROUS CONTRIBUTORS
OF CITIZENS, CORPORATIONS
AND THE VILLAGE BOARD ...
REDEDICATION JULY 1, 1986

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WITH THE FAITH AND COURAGE OF
THEIR FOREFATHERS WHO MADE
POSSIBLE THE FREEDOM OF THESE
UNITED STATES

THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

DEDICATE THIS COPY OF THE
STATUE OF LIBERTY AS A PLEDGE
OF EVERLASTING FIDELITY AND
LOYALTY

40TH ANNIVERSARY CRUSADE TO
STRENGTHEN THE ARM OF LIBERTY
1950

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PRESENTED TO THE LE ROY
LODGE NO. 1132 L.O.O.M.

Where is original located?: Liberty Island, New York Harbor, NY

Where is this replica located?: Le Roy, NY

Who created the original?: Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi

Internet Link about Original: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statue_of_Liberty

Year Original was Created (approx. ok): 1886

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