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New Orleans, Louisiana: Molly Marine Team Field Report

Canal St., New Orleans, LA
On the southern edge of the French Quarter, on the south side of Canal St. in the median of Elk Place/Basin St.
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Molly Marine

"Free a Marine to Fight" reads the inscription on this 1943 statue. Molly, dressed in a cap, blazer, calf-length skirt, and sensible shoes, holds a pair of binoculars and stares at the sky, looking for the enemy. Report...

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Molly Marine

While in New Orleans and on a bike ride we stopped to see Molly Marine. She lit up the night.

[Rose, 09/14/2018]

Molly the Marine.

Molly Marine

This cement statue, first of a service woman in the US, was dedicated in 1943 during World War II. In 1966 bronze coating and a marble pedestal was funded by some Marines.

[Phil Haring, 03/21/2004]

April 2012: Photo added.

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