Archive for the ‘Historical Figures’ Category

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Thomas Ball’s Bronze Sculpture of General George Washington on Horseback in the Public Garden Is Probably One of the Most Iconic Statues in All of Boston (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 22, 2015)

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A Life-Size Statue of Jack Daniels (of Tennessee Whiskey Fame) Found in the Foyer of Yankee Spirits on Main Street in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 2, 2017 )

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A Photograph of a Bronze Statue of the Noted American Ski Jumper Art Devlin (Originally Erected in 2008) Taken From a Distance During New Construction Last September at the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex in Lake Placid, NY (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 12, 2020)


This Bronze Statue of the Great American Writer Nathaniel Hawthorne was Erected in 1925 on Hawthorne Boulevard in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 25, 2018)

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A Bronze Statue of the American Abolitionist John Brown Resting His Hand on the Shoulder of a Young Boy He Helped Free From Slavery as Seen From Behind on the Grounds of the John Brown Farm State Historic Site in Lake Placid, NY (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 2, 2020)

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A Close-Up of a Little Girl Hugging Her Doll in a Scene Depicting the Legendary Spags Department Store Found on the Bronze Memorial to the Store’s Owner Anthony “Spag” Borgatti at Lakeway Commons in Shrewsbury, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 15, 2018) 

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A Stone Bust of 19th Century American Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Found in the Courtyard Garden of the Wayside Inn in Sudbury, MA, Which Was Immortalized in His Book of Poetry “Tales of the Wayside Inn” (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 16, 2018)

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A Bronze Statue of Saint Joan of Arc in Full Battle Armor Seen on the Grounds of St. Anne Shrine in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 23, 2017)

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A Wooden Bust of the Store’s Namesake, Zebulon Northrop Tilton, Found Inside Zeb’s General Store on White Mountain Highway in North Conway, NH (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 17  2018)

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Halloween is the Perfect Time to Plan a Pilgrimage to Charles Street in Boston to See Stefanie Rocknak’s Life-Sized Statue of Edgar Allan Poe, America’s Acknowledged Literary Master of Horror, Mystery, and the Macabre (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 31, 2015)