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Four Columns at Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 41° 48.785 W 088° 04.064
16T E 411314 N 4629574
Quick Description: Four white columns are a focal point for the Hedge Collection at the Morton Arboretum
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2008 5:50:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM3VNY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 38

Long Description:
Summarizing from the Morton Arboretum website:

Commissioned by Sterling Morton at the urging of his daughter Suzette Morton Davidson, these four columns anchor the eastern edge of the Hedge Collection at the Morton Arboretum (entrance fee required).

If they represent something, nobody really knows. They could be symbolic of the four seasons of the year, or four pillars of salt (the industry from which the Morton family attained its wealth), or even, as Suzette Morton Davidson once said, the four Morton brothers.
Title: Four Columns

Artist: Arthur Myhrum

Media (materials) used: northern Michigan dolomite surface

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Morton Arboretum

Date of creation or placement: 1960

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