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Canton, Ohio: Blocky McKinley Statue

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Stark County Courthouse

Address:
101 Tuscarawas St. W., Canton, OH
Directions:
Stark County Courthouse. Midtown, on the northwest corner of OH-172/Tuscarawas St. W. and Market Ave. N.
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McKinley statue.

Blocky McKinley Statue

President William McKinley was a martyred national hero when this blocky statue of him went up in Arcata, CA, in 1906. When he fell out of favor in 2019, the statue was taken down - and then re-erected in Canton in 2023.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/03/2016]
Canton, Ohio - 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.

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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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