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This category is for sightings (real or immortalized in statuary, art, or enactment) of figures, beings or creatures of mythic or epic status.
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Image for King Neptune - Atlantic City, NJview gallery

NENE17.2 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesKing Neptune - Atlantic City, NJ

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A huge statue/monument to King Neptune can be found appropriately enough in Atlantic City, America's eastern seaboard playground,

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/11/2011

last visited: 2/28/2019

Image for Mighty Joe the Gorilla - Shamong, NJview gallery

NN57 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMighty Joe the Gorilla - Shamong, NJ

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On Route 206, in the middle of the Pine Barrens stands this humongous gorilla at a gas station which pays tribute to the owners son Joe Valenzano, who died of a brain tumor in '99. The location is very remote and the only station around for miles.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 9/16/2011

last visited: 1/14/2012

Image for The Goddess Hebe - Mt. Holly, NJview gallery

NN77.7 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesThe Goddess Hebe - Mt. Holly, NJ

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Stunning bronze sculpture of Hebe, Roman Goddess of Youth can be found atop this fountain in the heart of the Mt. Holly Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/11/2010

last visited: 9/14/2013

Image for Peter Pan - Camden, NJview gallery

NWNW84.2 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPeter Pan - Camden, NJ

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Sir George Frampton's sculpture of “Peter Pan” which graces at the entrance of Johnson Park in Camden, NJ is one of only five in the world. The other four statues are located in London, Liverpool, Brussels and Newfoundland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/28/2009

last visited: 6/14/2011

Image for Pan - Camden, NJview gallery

NWNW84.2 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPan - Camden, NJ

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This is one of several whimsical statues from the 20s with a fairy tale and nursery rhyme theme. This sculpture and all the rest were made by Albert Laessle and grace the Eldridge Johnson Park and Camden Branch Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/29/2009

last visited: 7/21/2011

Image for Parking Lot Serpentines - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW85.9 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesParking Lot Serpentines - Philadelphia, PA

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Chinese serpents in China town...imagine it!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/16/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for "Mario the Magnificent" Drexel University - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW88.2 km

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Epic Beings and Creatures"Mario the Magnificent" Drexel University - Philadelphia, PA

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The bronze dragon sculpture by Eric Berg was installed in 2002 was named in honor of beloved Drexel alum Mario V. Mascioli, who hadn't missed a Drexel men's basketball home game in 20 years before his death in January 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/18/2010

last visited: 5/11/2019

Image for Griffins - Philadelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW88.4 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGriffins - Philadelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia, PA

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Look up! Staring down at you from every corner imaginable are griffins..perched ever vigilant, standing sentinel over everyone and everything for the last eighty-five years and they ain't even tired, yet!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: 7/31/2016

Image for Western Civilization - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW88.4 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesWestern Civilization - Philadelphia, PA

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Fantastic pediment at the top of the right most structure of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (southeastern entrance) depicts ancient Greek gods. The sculptures were installed in 1932.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: 1/6/2010

Image for Prometheus Strangling the Vulture - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW88.4 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPrometheus Strangling the Vulture - Philadelphia, PA

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Abstract piece represents the battle between good & evil, inspired by inspired by the classical Greek myth of Prometheus and the Vulture in which Prometheus stole fire from the gods as a gift for mankind. Southeast entrance of Phila. Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/15/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for Flora - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW88.5 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesFlora - Philadelphia, PA

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Flora is located at the western entrance of the Phila. Museum of Art. Look up & to the left @ the balcony, between the giant columns. It's the only masterpiece you will see hanging featuring the Roman goddess of spring.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/11/2012

last visited: never

Image for Eirene, Dike & Eunomia @ the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW88.5 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesEirene, Dike & Eunomia @ the Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building - Philadelphia, PA

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A most beautiful examples of relief work can be found in the form of a trio of Greek gods at the Art Deco, Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building—originally the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/7/2013

last visited: never

Image for Unicorn - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW90 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesUnicorn - Philadelphia, PA

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This is one of two small unicorns.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/15/2008

last visited: 8/23/2013

Image for Pegasus and the Muses - Please Touch Musuem - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW91.1 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPegasus and the Muses - Please Touch Musuem - Philadelphia, PA

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This is a pair of Pegasus statues.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/20/2008

last visited: 10/19/2008

Image for Cleo – Laurel Hill Cemetery - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW92.4 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCleo – Laurel Hill Cemetery - Philadelphia, PA

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This monument can be found at the final resting place of Henry C. Lea in Laurel Hill Cemetery. Cleo, the Greek goddess of history, watches over his final resting place.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

Image for Apollo, Lakewood, New Jerseyview gallery

NN93 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesApollo, Lakewood, New Jersey

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This grand fountain of Apollo, the Greek god of prophecy, music, intellectual pursuits, healing, and the sun, one of the signature pieces of Georgian Court Univeristy's campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/28/2008

last visited: 4/12/2008

Image for Diana of the Hunt - Trenton, NJview gallery

NN102.5 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesDiana of the Hunt - Trenton, NJ

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This PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE statue is located @ the N.J. State Museum. When you enter the furthest building from the street, look to the right of the security guard & you will see this statue. You can also SEE IT from the window, outside of the museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: never

Image for Gargoyles @ the Washington Memorial Chapel - Valley Forge, PAview gallery

NWNW113.9 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGargoyles @ the Washington Memorial Chapel - Valley Forge, PA

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Authentic medieval gargoyles adorn the top of the Washington Memorial Chapel @ Valley Forge Military Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: 3/17/2012

Image for The Horses of the Apocalypse - Edison, NJview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesThe Horses of the Apocalypse - Edison, NJ

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These horses of the apocalypse are represented four times on six of the total abstract relief sculptures present at this 1937 WPA project site created by sculptor Waylande Gregory. The art deco sculpture also features a fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 9/1/2010

last visited: 11/12/2011

Image for Andromeda - Forest Hills Cemetery, Reading, PAview gallery

NWNW157.2 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesAndromeda - Forest Hills Cemetery, Reading, PA

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Andromeda resides in one of the most peaceful spots in a beautiful cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/19/2018

last visited: 7/22/2018

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