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Outdoor Murals

A series of outdoor murals throughout downtown Freedom depicts the area's significance. One inspirational mural entitled, "Posting The Colors" was created by western artist, Jack J. Wells, PRCAA.


The mural was created from a mental image that inspired the cowboy artist after seeing the unique style in which "Old Glory" is presented each and every year at the opening of the Freedom Rodeo. From there, it became a painting as a gift to the Freedom Chamber of Commerce, and then a belt buckle design and program cover to commemorate the 50th Anniversary Rodeo in 1987. In 1993, the Chamber of Commerce commissioned the artist to recreate the scene in life-sized proportions, and the Freedom Mural "Posting The Colors" was unveiled during that year's rodeo celebration. It is a magnificent piece of artwork, and its creator is our very talented and good friend.



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Outdoor Murals

A series of outdoor murals throughout downtown Freedom depicts the area's significance. One inspirational mural entitled, "Posting The Colors" was created by western artist, Jack J. Wells, PRCAA.

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Old Jail and "Boot Hill"

Keeping with the theme of the "Old West," the Old Jail is still standing to accommodate those rowdy cowhands who might get a little out of hand during the Big Rodeo celebrations. Located just to the right of the jail is a partial of land reserved for the fellas who weren'

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Alabaster State Park

Alabaster Caverns State Park, the largest gypsum cave in the world open to the public, is 3/4 miles long. Its rock and mineral formations can be seen in few other places. Massive boulders of alabaster, a fine-grained mass gypsum, is seen in many colors: pink, white and even a rare black.

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Land of Hope Statue

The Land of Hope Statue and Kay County War Memorial are located on the Courthouse Lawn. ...