Harry S. Truman

November 20, 2016

Location:  Historic Truman Courthouse, 112 W Lexington Avenue, Independence, MO

 

Owner:  Jackson County Parks and Recreation

 

Artist:  Gilbert Franklin

 

Dates:  Dedicated May 8, 1976

 

Medium:  Bronze (sculpture), red granite (base)

 

Description:

Bronze figure of former President Harry S. Truman.  He is walking with a cane in his left hand.  He wears a double-breasted suit and glasses.  He is located on the east side of the Historic Truman Courthouse in downtown Independence.  It was dedicated by then-President Gerald Ford on May 8, 1976.  Truman's daughter, Margaret Truman Daniel was in attendance for the dedication ceremony.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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