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The Promised Land - Portland, OR, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel
N 45° 30.952 W 122° 40.680
10T E 525149 N 5040309
Quick Description: In Chapman Square is a bronze statue commissioned by the Oregon Trail Coordinating Council to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Oregon Trail in 1993.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 1/6/2014 6:50:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMJW9B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member coisos
Views: 8

Long Description:
The Promised Land, by Oregon artist David Manuel, depicts a pioneer family - father, mother, and son - at the end of their journey. The red granite slab upon which the statue is mounted is inscribed with a quote by Thomas Jefferson. The plaza in front of the statue is sandblasted with footprints reminiscent of pre-settlement days: jackrabbit, black bear, porcupine, grouse, coyote, elk, and moccasin prints.
Who placed it?: Oregon Trail Coordinating Council

When was it placed?: 150th anniversary of the Oregon Trail in 1993

Who is honored?: Pioneers of the Oregon Trail

Website about the Monument: Not listed

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