Pioneer mother.

Pioneer Mother of Kansas

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Liberal, Kansas

Unveiled on Memorial Day, 1961, a ramrod-straight pioneer mom stands tall, clutching her baby, probably on the lookout for anything suspicious. "She built a home for her family in the wilderness," reads an accompanying plaque, "She set an example for all of us by her perseverance." Sculpted by Wheeler Williams, paid for by a local businessman in honor of his pioneer mom.

Pioneer Mother of Kansas

Address:
519 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, KS
Directions:
In front of the city library, which also has a mini-Statue of Liberty. Downtown, on the east side of US Hwy 83 between 5th and 6th Sts.
Admission:
Free
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