St. Mary's City, Maryland: Freedom of Conscience

Sculpted in 1934. According to an accompanying marker, the mostly nude guy gazing up at the heavens "honors religious tolerance, a right secured to all citizens of Maryland."

Address:
16855 Point Lookout Rd, St. Mary's City, MD
Directions:
On the west side of MD-5/Point Lookout Rd just south of its intersection with Trinity Church Rd. Difficult to see driving south, and impossible to see driving north. Park in the post office lot.
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Conscience Man.

Freedom of Conscience Sculpture

Beautiful sculpture of male figure representing Freedom of Conscience. This sculpture was created for the 300th anniversary of the founding of St. Mary's City [1634-1934], the original capital of the Maryland colony. The "city" is actually a huge historical park of the original settlement.

[Wondermachine, 11/10/2008]

Sculpted by Hans Schuler of Baltimore. According to an accompanying marker, the mostly nude guy "honors religious tolerance, a right secured to all citizens of Maryland."


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