2015 – SACF Investment: $12,300
In a joint effort with the Solon American Legion and several key community members, the foundation in 2016 funded the Johnson County Freedom Rock in Solon. The Freedom Rock honors local veterans is located next to the Solon Veterans Memorial.
The Johnson County Freedom Rock in Solon, Iowa is a large boulder painted by artist Ray “Bubba” Sorenson. The Freedom Rock is part of a larger project by Sorenson to paint similar rocks in all 99 counties in Iowa, with each rock featuring a unique patriotic design.
The Johnson County Freedom Rock in Solon is one of several such rocks in Iowa and can be visited as part of the “Freedom Rock Tour”. According to one review on TripAdvisor, the Solon Freedom Rock is “beautiful artistic reverence”.
Have you visited the Freedom Rock?