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William McKinley Memorial


William McKinley Memorial
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The McKinley Monument is a grouping of statues that honor the nation's 25th president, William McKinley. McKinley was an Ohio native who was assassinated in 1901. Celebrated for bringing peace and prosperity to the country, the two female figures to the left of Mckinley represent peace, and the male figures to the right of him represent prosperity.

Plaque Text

"Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the vistories of peace, not those of war. Our earnest prayer is that God will graciously vouch safe prosperity, happiness and peace to all. Our neighbors and like blessings to all peoples and the powers of earth." William McKinley, 25th President of the United States."

Materials

Bronze and granite

Dates

Made: 1906




Location


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1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH, 43215


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