"The Immigrants" - Napa, CA, USA
Posted by: saopaulo1
N 38° 17.947 W 122° 17.168
10S E 562420 N 4239244
Quick Description: A monument in downtown Napa.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/25/2012 4:14:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMEQ5P
The piece depicts a a family of immigrants in downtown Napa. The piece represents the families that have come to Napa from all over the world.
The piece is located in a small plaza on First St in downtown. The piece sits on a concrete pedestal.
The plaque reads: "This work is offered in tribute to the thousands of familes, who have come from all over the world to setle in Napa Valley, who have brought with them skills courage and dreams, which have helped fullfill the promises of their new homeland.
Symbolizing the strength and unity of the family, the immigrants with optimism seek to build new lives in a new land. Each figure looks toward the future with the exception of the mother, whose glance back represents ties to the past not easily broken. Her optimism lies in the new life she carries within her. New life with new hope."
Who placed it?: Elizabeth Kadar
When was it placed?: 1975
Who is honored?: Immigrants of Napa Valley
Website about the Monument: Not listed
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