Harry S. Truman

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)


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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