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Keewakwa Abenaki Keenahbeh
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mountain_Wanderer
N 43° 32.138 W 071° 28.515
19T E 300004 N 4823275
Quick Description: Located in Opechee Park in Laconia, New Hampshire
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 6/28/2006 9:21:40 AM
Waymark Code: WMFW1
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Commissar!
Views: 77

Long Description:
Donated by the artist. The sculpture was carved from a single red oak tree that came from Cobble Mountain in Gilford, New Hampshire. There was controversy among city agencies over the placement of the sculpture, which was originally planned for Stewart Park. Yankee Crane Company helped erect the sculpture. Over 3,000 people attended the dedication ceremonies, including an estimated 100 descendants of the Penacook Suzuki tribe.
City: Laconia, New Hampshire

Description of Location:
Opechee park in Laconia, NH


Sculpture Name: Great Indian- The Defiant One

Sculpture Number: 48

Year Dedicated: 1984

Type of Wood: native red oak

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