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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 Aesculapius & Hygeia sculptures - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesAesculapius & Hygeia sculptures - Chicago, IL

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Statue of Asclepius (Aesculapius is the Latin version), the god of medicine and healing in ancient Greek religion, paired with one of his daughters, Hygeia. Both built for WPA Federal Art Project in 1938.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/30/2010

last visited: never

Image for Mother Nature - Joliet, ILview gallery

SS35.2 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMother Nature - Joliet, IL

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Mother Nature was chosen to honor Will County's agricultural heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/20/2008

last visited: never

Image for Schoenhofen Mausoleum Angel  -  Chicago, ILview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesSchoenhofen Mausoleum Angel - Chicago, IL

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This angel is at the entrance to the Mausoleum of a prominent brewer in Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/3/2011

last visited: 11/10/2010

Image for Schoenhofen Mausoleum Sphinx - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesSchoenhofen Mausoleum Sphinx - Chicago, IL

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This sphinx is at the entrance to the Mausoleum of a prominent brewer in Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/3/2011

last visited: 11/10/2010

Image for Bates Fountain Mermen  -  Chicago, ILview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesBates Fountain Mermen - Chicago, IL

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Three young mermen...maybe merboys...are featured on this sculptured fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/7/2017

last visited: 6/24/2011

Image for Griffin  -  Chicago, ILview gallery

EE38.6 km

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGriffin - Chicago, IL

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Located in the Chicago History Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/12/2017

last visited: 6/24/2011

Image for Father Time - Chicago, ILview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesFather Time - Chicago, IL

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Father Time is a winged figure holding an hourglass in his outstretched proper left hand and a scythe over his proper right shoulder. Figure sits atop a clock which juts out from the corner of the building high above street level.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/5/2010

last visited: 8/18/2016

Image for Neptune  -  Chicago, ILview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesNeptune - Chicago, IL

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This depiction of Neptune is on a shelter at one of the docking sites on Chicago's Navy Pier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/1/2011

last visited: 6/24/2011

Image for Father Time - Fountain of Time, Chicago, ILview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesFather Time - Fountain of Time, Chicago, IL

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The lone sentinel of Time stands across a pool of water from an enormous wave of humanity peopled with 100 figures... Five stages of life, from infancy on the north to old-age on south are depicted in Lorado Taft's epic sculpture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/29/2010

last visited: 9/6/2013

Image for Paul - University Park, ILview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPaul - University Park, IL

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A large sculpture of Paul Bunyan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member shyzny

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/6/2014

last visited: never

Image for The Fonz - Milwaukee, WIview gallery

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Epic Beings and CreaturesThe Fonz - Milwaukee, WI

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This statue was unveiled on Aug. 18, 2008 in Milwaukee, WI. It depicts the character Fonzie, aka "The Fonz", aka Arthur Fonzarelli from the TV show Happy Days.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 9/11/2008

last visited: 8/16/2017

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