Strengthen the Arm of Liberty Monument (Overland Park, Kansas)

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The Strengthen the Arm of Liberty Monument in Overland Park, Kansas, is a replica of the Statue of Liberty. It was placed by the Boy Scouts of America as part of its 1950's era campaign, "Strengthen the Arm of Liberty."[1]

It is located on the west side of Shawnee Mission North High School.[2]

Placard on base of statue

The Base of the statue contains the following inscription:

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

THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

DEDICATE THIS REPLICA 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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  1. ^ "The Way It Was". Scouting magazine. October 2007. Retrieved February 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Shawnee Mission North Statue of Liberty - Overland Park, Ks. - Statues of Liberty on Waymarking.com". Waymarking.com. Retrieved February 7, 2012. 

Coordinates: 39°01′17.74″N 94°40′24.08″W / 39.0215944°N 94.6733556°W / 39.0215944; -94.6733556