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Rotaynah - Akron, OH
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 41° 07.017 W 081° 35.128
17T E 450848 N 4551904
Quick Description: This magnificent sculpture is titled "Rotaynah". It is statue #51 in the series and is located at the Resnik Community Learning Center on West Market Street in Akron, OH.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 3/14/2008 8:07:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM3CDC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member THE DAM TROLLS
Views: 96

Long Description:

The Smithsonian Art Inventories web site lists this information:
"Heroic-sized head of an American Indian stands on a square base. The figure wears a decorated headband and five feathers of various sizes. He also wears a large necklace of animal teeth.

(On plaque on base:) ROYTAYNAH/CHIEF/"TRAIL OF THE WHISPERING GIANTS"/THIS 51ST STATUE HONORS ALL THE NATIVE/AMERICANS OF OHIO. DEDICATED TO/CHIEF TECUMSEH OF THE SHAWNEE AND/CHIEF LITTLE TURTLE OF THE MIAMI./SCULPTED BY PETER "WOLF" TOTH. DEDICATED AUGUST 9, 1985 unsigned

Sculpture is the 51st in Peter Toth's "Trail of the Whispering Giants" series of monumental American Indian figures. The sculpture is illuminated with two footlights. The name "Rotaynah" is the Tuscarora Indian word for "Chief."

City: Akron, OH

Description of Location:
The statue is located on the north side of West Market Street on the Resnik Community Learning Center grounds. 65 N. Meadowcroft Drive Akron, Ohio 44313


Sculpture Name: Rotaynah

Sculpture Number: 51

Year Dedicated: 1985

Type of Wood: Red Oak

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