Few People Know The Iconic Landmark In Arkansas Was Actually Shipped From Chicago Illinois

Paragould Arkansas is nicknamed the “Friendly City,” but you might know it as the home of the scenic Crowley Ridge State Park. The city is dotted with notable landmarks that signify the rich history of the town. You’ll also find the oldest replica of the Statue of Liberty in the heart of the “main street” area. While the statue was erected in 1924, not many people know that it was cast and shipped from Illinois. This iconic landmark in Arkansas serves as a war memorial for the soldiers in the town who fought in WWI. 

Did you know that this war memorial in Paragould was casted and shipped from Illinois? Have you visited this iconic monument before? Share your thoughts in the comments below. 

And if you’re interested in more iconic places in the state, here is a previous article about the natural wonders of Arkansas.  

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Address: Paragould War Memorial, W Court St &, S 3rd St, Paragould, AR 72450, USA