OOS Sculpture

Freedom Memorial

1973 / Bill Haupt / Painesville

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A 25 foot freedom monument with 15 foot stainless steel projections pointing skyward in a giant "V" with a lateral cor-ten steel crossing through both stainless projections situated on a five foot base faced with black granite. Two walkways (cement) up to the memorial with 2 steps and 20 foot landing with two alluminum handrails, one at each end of landing and the Bicentennial logo. Between the two walkways leading up to the memorial consisting of stainless steel rising 6" above grade filled with red, white and blue stones.

Work was designed by artist Bill Haupt.

Location: Lake County Courthouse, 25 N Park Pl

County

: Lake

Citation

: Bill Haupt, “Freedom Memorial,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed December 6, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/956.

Title

Freedom Memorial

Description

A 25 foot freedom monument with 15 foot stainless steel projections pointing skyward in a giant "V" with a lateral cor-ten steel crossing through both stainless projections situated on a five foot base faced with black granite. Two walkways (cement) up to the memorial with 2 steps and 20 foot landing with two alluminum handrails, one at each end of landing and the Bicentennial logo. Between the two walkways leading up to the memorial consisting of stainless steel rising 6" above grade filled with red, white and blue stones.

Work was designed by artist Bill Haupt.

Creator

Date

1973

Subject

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

956

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

between Lake County Courthouse and the old post office building.

Provider Qualifier

Commissioned by

Provider Entity

Lake County Commissioners

Location Site

Location Street

25 N Park Pl

Location Type

Media Base Di

5 feet

Media Base Depth

5 feet

Media Sculpture Height

25 feet

Media Base Height

5 feet

Media Base Width

5 feet

Installation Date

1974-06-26

Creation Date

1973-09-17

Materials

Inscription

On accompanying plaque:
"Freedom Memorial/In recognition of unselfish devotion/and service to our country in times/of war and peace by the men and/women of Lake County who accepted/the responsibility to pay the price/of freedom./This memorial is dedicated to the/memory of those who made the/supreme sacrifice of life so that/America might remain free."