Illinois Workers Memorial - Springfield, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 47.886 W 089° 39.264
16S E 272740 N 4408719
Quick Description: Sculpture dedicated as the Illinois Workers Memorial on the grounds of the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/28/2010 7:18:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM8XPX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
The sculpture is of three workers wearing blue collar type work clothes and boots. The standing figure is a woman holding her hard hat in her hand. The kneeling male worker is supporting the worker who is seated.

The Illinois State AFL-CIO and the Chicago Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO originated the the idea for the statue to pay tribute to Illinois workers who were killed or injured on the job. The statue was dedicated April 28, 1992 on the anniversary of the signing of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
Name: Illinois Workers Memorial

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name: Peter Fagan

Date created or placed: April 28, 1992

Materials used: Bronze on a bluish purple and white granite base.

Location: Illinois State Capitol grounds

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