Liberty Pole(s)

Military Park



The Liberty Pole stands at the southern apex of Military Park  The original Liberty Pole erected July 3, 1793.  A second Liberty Pole replaced the original one.  It has copper plate on the stone base relates that the present iron mast, 112 feet high was dedicated Thanksgiving Day, 1906.  In the same enclosure is the semi-centennial stone laid July 4, 1826, of which the inscription was restored in 1906.  The current Liberty Pole is at least the third on that spot.