Redlands, California: McKinley Bust: Orange Capital Tribute

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Address:
S. Eureka St., Redlands, CA
Directions:
The head and its pedestal are on the east side of S. Eureka St., on the lawn of the Lincoln Shrine, just behind the public library.
Admission:
Free
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McKinley Bust: Orange Capital Tribute

President William McKinley's protective tariff drove up the price of oranges and made Redlands the Naval Orange Capital of the World. He visited the town, then died, and so the town put up a bronze likeness of his head.

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McKinley ready for COVID-19.

McKinley Bust: Orange Capital Tribute

May 24, 2020...McKinley is garbed in appropriate face mask. Looks like he'll make it through the CoVid pandemic!

[Randy, 05/27/2020]
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