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Model, Centennial Man

Text on plaque: "Presented to Dr. Robert R. Martin in recognition of his artistic vision by Felix De Weldon, sc., February 1977." n 1974 the Alumni Association and Dr. Robert Martin commissioned Felix de Weldon, best known for the Iwo Jima Marine…

Equestrian statue

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Commissioned in 1974 along with the Stratton Building and cost $150,000. The equestrian statue in front of the Stratton Building was commissioned as a part of the new Law Enforcement Complex in 1974. The $150,000 statue was funded from the building…

Centennial Man

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In 1974 the Alumni Association and Dr. Robert Martin commissioned Felix de Weldon, best known for the Iwo Jima Marine Corps War Memorial to create a statue celebrating the centennial of Eastern Kentucky University.

The monument depicts a strong,…