The William McKinley Memorial Monument

Capitol Square, Ohio State House, Columbus, Ohio

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  • Honors William McKinley, 25th President of the United States and former Governor of the State of Ohio
  • Sculptor: Hermon Atkins MacNeil, assisted by Architect Austin W. Lord
  • Commissioned: January 9, 1903
  • Funded: $25,000 raised in public subscription from the citizens of Columbus and $25,000 grant from the State of Ohio
  • Dedicated: September 14, 1906 on the fifth anniversary of McKinley's death

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Commissioning Process

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