Port Arthur, Texas: Mini Statue of Liberty

Now appropriately green with age, a nine-foot-tall Statue of Liberty has stood in Port Arthur since 1950.

Lamar State College

Address:
1400 Procter St., Port Arthur, TX
Directions:
Lamar State College. On the east side of Procter St. just south of its intersection with Stilwell Blvd.
Admission:
Free
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Replica Statue of Liberty.

Mini Statue of Liberty

A much smaller version of the Statue of Liberty stands in front of the Lamar College campus.

[Irwin, 03/24/2013]

The Boy Scouts erected this mini-Liberty on November 11, 1950, as part of its "strengthen the arm of liberty" campaign. There were originally around 200 of these Scout-sponsored mini-Libs scattered across the U.S.; maybe half of them survive.


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