Arcata, California: Unloved Statue of President McKinley (Gone) Team Field Report

The statue stands in the center of Arcata Plaza, on the east side of H St. between 8th and 9th Sts.
Removed by the city Feb. 28, 2019. Local health policies may affect hours and access.

McKinley statue.

Unloved Statue of President McKinley
McKinley was a national hero when this statue of him went up in Arcata in 1906. Now people put pumpkins and traffic cones on his head. Removed by the city Feb. 28, 2019. Report... [09/03/2016]
Arcata, California - William McKinley: Imperialist In The Crosshairs
William McKinley Statue: He was once revered as a martyred President, assassinated in his second term. But modern William McKinley fandom is in short supply. [12/14/2017] Complete Story...

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William McKinley statue.

Unloved Statue of President McKinley

Was worth the stop, even if just to hear all the hobos sing happy birthday to one of their own.

[Brian, 09/06/2014]
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