Administered by Delta Cultural Center 141 Cherry Street Helena-West Helena Arkansas 72342
Located Freedom Park 750 Biscoe Street Helena-West Helena Arkansas
Installed Dec. 2012. Dedicated Feb. 23, 2013
State of Arkansas, Department of Arkansas Heritage, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, 2013.
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This sculpture depicts an African American family seeking freedom in the Union lines at Helena, Arkansas. The proper right figure is a male gripping a wooden walking stick. The central figure is a female child. The proper left figure is an adult female. All are painted. The sculptures are part of an interpretive station that also features paintings and wayside exhibits.