# 35 – Lincoln, Nebraska
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N 40° 49.843 W 096° 42.304
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Quick Description: Whispering Giant Sculpture # 35 – Lincoln, Nebraska – Dedicated July 12, 1980. The sculpture was a gift from the artist to the State of Nebraska "as a tribute to Native Americans".
Coordinates and PHOTOS COURTESY OF RON HINES in Lincoln.
Location: Nebraska, United States
Date Posted: 10/20/2006 6:35:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMVVP
Medium: Sculpture: Painted cottonwood; Base: painted concrete.
Dimensions: Sculpture: approx. 25 x 7 x 7 ft.;
Base: approx. 3 x 9 x 9 ft.
Description: A cottonwood tree carved with a head of a Native-American male wearing a feathered headdress, beaded necklace with a large pendant, and braided hair, The head rests on a concrete base.
Remarks: The sculpture was a gift from the artist to the State of Nebraska "as a tribute to Native Americans." Nearby plaque reads: In remembrance to a proud and noble people. Peter Toth, sculptor, is carving at least one Indian monument in each of the 50 states to raise the nation's conscience to the plight of the native Americans. It is his gift to the people, made possible through community efforts.
City: Lincoln, Nebraska
Description of Location:
Indian Center, Inc.
1100 Military Road [e of N 10th St. near Hayward Park]
Lincoln, NE 68508-1089
Sculpture Name: Nebraska Indian Chief
Sculpture Number: Peter Toth # 35
Year Dedicated: 1980
Type of Wood: Cottonwood
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