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Keokuk County: What Cheer
GPS Coordinates: 41.401291 by -92.354827

Keokuk County Freedom Rock
The front of the Freedom Rock is dedicated to the Grand Army of the Republic or GAR. This was a fraternal organization that many Civil War Veterans joined after the war. The painting symbolizes a man both as a young soldier and as an aged member of the GAR. The Humes GAR Post Number 144 was active from 1883 through 1925. The undated photo shows members of the Humes Post. The final photo on the west side of the Rock honors Veterans of more recent wars.The Freedom Rock is located next to the impressive Opera House in What Cheer. It was painted by Ray "Bubba" Sorensen. Photos taken 9/2/21.

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