New Orleans, Louisiana: Molly Marine

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Address:
Canal St., New Orleans, LA
Directions:
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. Roadsideamerica.com 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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