Lady Liberty, Holyoke, Massachusetts

Lady Liberty, Holyoke, Massachusetts

The Soldiers Monument "Female Liberty" was formally dedicated on July 4, 1876. The monument, designed by H.G. Ellicott of Virginia, is a memorial to the 55 citizens from Holyoke who died during the Civil War. The monument resides in Veterans Park that is located near the center of Holyoke. Standing above the granite base is the figure of Lady Liberty holding both a shield and a wreath. The front Inscription reads: In Memory of Our Volunteers Who Died For The Union 1861-1865. The granite base is adorned with four bronze relief plaques. These plaques are the highlight of the monument. The monument was provided by the city of Holyoke at a cost of $10,000. Its dedication was July, 4th, 1876.

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Date of Installation:

July 4, 1876

Organization Responsible for Installation:

city of Holyoke Massachusetts

Memorial War Era(s):



The Civil War Monument is located within Veterans Park in the City of Holyoke, Massachusetts. Monument GPS Coordinates: N 42012.502' W 072036.503'


Published on December 29, 2020