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San Jose, California: William McKinley, Auctioneer of Allegory Team Field Report

N. 1st St., San Jose, CA
In St. James Park. On the east side of N. 1st St. just south of E. St. James St.
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William McKinley statue.

William McKinley, Auctioneer of Allegory

Dedicated in 1902, this statue of the recently-dead President McKinley appears to show him auctioning off the Ten Commandments and a scythe. Report...

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McKinley statue with cannon.

William McKinley, Auctioneer of Allegory

The cannon in front of McKinley is filled with concrete, since a turn-of-the-century prank had kids put cannon ball and ignited a charge that broke the windows at the courthouse across the street! (Cite: San Jose Mercury News)

[Stephen Inpue, 09/13/2013]
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