This drinking fountain was erected and dedicated in the summer of 2001 as a legacy freedom monument honoring African-American pioneers and their contributions to Clay County.


Daily, dawn to dusk

Contact Information

1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068
Phone: 816-781-7918

Location Type

Interpretive Signs

Site Info

Wheel Chair Accessible

The fountain is located on the northeast side of the Clay County Administraion Building in downtown Liberty. The historical marker is two-sided. The side facing the fountain describes the memorial and what it is commemorating. The other side has a listing of African-American pioneers, sorted by their varying roles in the community, by city (Excelsior Springs is included) and by time period.

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