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Governor John Pillsbury - University of Minnesota Old Campus Historic District
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member meralgia
N 44° 58.694 W 093° 14.214
15T E 481321 N 4980559
Quick Description: Governor John Pillsbury was born in 1828. Artist: Daniel Chester French University of Minnesota Collection
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 8/15/2008 10:48:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM4F68
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 43

Long Description:
The statue is located in front of Burton Hall (on the University of Minnesota campus) opposite the main entrance to the building.

Governor Pillsbury is buried at Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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The following is text from the Application to the National Register of Historic Places Inventory (received and entered in 1984):

“The Pillsbury Statue (1900), dedicated September 12, 1900, was erected by the alumni and friends of the University as a token of honor and appreciation for the services of Governor John S. Pillsbury to the University. Situated directly across Pillsbury Drive from Burton Hall, the statue consists of a heroic size bronze figure mounted on a pedestal of granite. Flanking the pedestal are granite branches and urns on a dias. The statue is the work of sculptor Daniel Chester French.”
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): University of Minnesota Old Campus Historic District

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

Address:
University of Minnesota; across the street from Burton Hall whose address is 178 Pillsbury Drive SE; Minneapolis, MN 55455


How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Other (Please explain in the Private Message field)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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