Fly, (sculpture) - Salem, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily
N 44° 56.333 W 123° 02.307
10T E 496966 N 4976161
Quick Description: A 3-foot long housefly buzzing overhead
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2012 4:48:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMFTZX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
This giant copper housefly appears to be ready to buzz in your ear. It is mounted on the alley-side of this building on Ferry Street, in Salem's historic downtown district. This sculpture is quite similar in theme and presentation to the same artist's grasshopper sculpture, found two blocks north.

TITLE: Fly, (sculpture)

ARTIST(S): Chabre, Wayne, 1947- , sculptor

DATE: Dedicated 1988

MEDIUM: Brazed copper

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS OR000266

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
450 Ferry Street SE
Salem, Oregon 97301


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
none


Visit Instructions:
Please give the date of your visit, your impressions of the sculpture, and at least ONE ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH. Add any additional information you may have, particularly any personal observations about the condition of the sculpture.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Smithsonian Art Inventory Sculptures
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.