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Sculptor:
Unknown  Search this
Fabricator:
Hailwood, J. P.  Search this
Grindrod, A.  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: granite; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Meadville Parks Department 984 Water Street, City Building Meadville Pennsylvania 16335
Located Diamond Park South Main & Chestnut Streets Meadville Pennsylvania
Date:
Dedicated May 12, 1888
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1995.
SOS Assessment Award, 2001.
Summary:
The rectangular granite monument is topped by a standing male figure holding the barrel of his riffle with both hands, the butt resting on the ground. The figure is dressed in a coonskin cap, a buckskin jacket, and leggings. There is a tree stump behind the figure's proper right leg. He represents the pioneer men and women who crossed the Allegheny Mountains and settled in northwest Pennsylvania. The sculpture is mounted on a tiered, rectangular base that is adorned on the front with a circular relief of a log cabin.
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Other--Pioneer  Search this
Dress--Historic--Pioneer Dress  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Cottage  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA000971
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_335782