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Occupational Monuments
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Monuments placed to honour specific occupations from day to day life. These may be dedicated to any occupation except those focusing on military or emergency services (fire, police, etc) but they do not have to be memorial. All entries must feature the human form either as a statue or part of the display piece.
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Occupational MonumentsCessnock Mineworkers - Kurri Kurri, NSW, Australia

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The statue of a miner, and the bronze plaque commemorate the importance of the mining industry to the history of the Cessnock and Kurri Kurri region.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 5/14/2017

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsOccupational Monument - Forest Workers - Oberhof, Germany, TH

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Outside of Oberhof, Germany, Thüringen exists a memorial for forest workers. It was placed here in 1981 and has its own entry at the German wikipedia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 5/12/2017

last visited: 6/8/2007

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Occupational MonumentsOberräder Gärtnerfrau — Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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The oak wood sculpture of a gardener's wife stands since 2016 on the Bruchrainplatz, the central part of the city's district Oberrad

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 4/25/2017

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsMetal Worker - Hafod Morfa Copperworks, Swansea, Wales.

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Hafod-Morfa Copperworks is now the center of a heritage led regeneration project, featuring Historic Markers, Heritage Buildings, Guided Walks, & Sculptures of the men & women who labored in these harsh conditions. Located in Swansea, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/18/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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Occupational Monuments"Tex" the Roustabout - Albany, TX

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Welded steel sculpture of a roustabout on the corner of the Art Museum property.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsThe Plank Road Foreman, High Point, NC

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A statue honoring the plank road foreman and by extension the workers of the Plank Road from Fayetteville to Salem, NC is at the train depot in High Point, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/6/2017

last visited: 10/28/2017

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Occupational MonumentsSculptor - Varadero, Cuba

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This beautiful sculpture is located in the center of the Mercado de Artesania on Avenida 1ra between calle 15 and calle 16 in Varadero, Cuba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cuba

date approved: 3/27/2017

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsCCC Worker - Devil's Den State Park - West Fork, AR

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This statue resides along the path leading to the dam, directly across from the visitor center of the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 3/19/2017

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsCoal Miners - Birstall, UK

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This memorial in Oakwell Country Park shows 2 miners working a narrow coal seam in Gomersal Pit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/4/2017

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsA Tribute to the Great Laxey Miners — Laxey, Isle of Man

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Statue of a Miner honouring the more than 600 miners who worked in the Great Laxey Mine

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: 3/12/2017

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Occupational MonumentsOil Driller - Breckenridge, TX

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Behind a chain link fence with the words Sandefer Oil Annex and an oil well there stands a statue of a roughneck oil driller.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/1/2017

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsIronworker - Chicago, IL

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Located in the Chicago History Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/9/2017

last visited: 6/24/2011

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Occupational MonumentsLe forgeron de Thiers. France

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Le forgeron de Thiers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 7/16/2019

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Occupational MonumentsThe Sower - Kew Gardens, London, UK

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This bronze statue, named "The Sower", is by Sir William Hamo Thornycroft and was cast in 1886.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/23/2017

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsKamelot - Praha 2, CZ

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Statue of newsboy on building a business academy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 11/30/2016

last visited: 5/23/2019

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Occupational MonumentsKrejcí - Praha 2, CZ

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Statue of a tailor on building a business academy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 11/30/2016

last visited: 5/23/2019

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Occupational MonumentsAt The Coalface - Blackwater, QLD

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A monument to the important role coal mining has played in the region & a memorial to those who have lost their lives in mining accidents.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 11/5/2016

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsSchmugglerbrunnen - Gondo, VS, Switzerland

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A fountain in the village center of Gondo commemorating the history of a smuggler's village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Valais, Switzerland

date approved: 10/15/2016

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsThe Zinc Miner - Franklin NJ

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Zinc Miner is located in front of the Franklin Mineral Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsNewspaper Boy - Jacksonville, FL

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This statue of a newspaper boy is located at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 9/17/2016

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsThe Tapa Makers - Honolulu, Oahu, HI

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These bronze statues by KaMille, erected on the grounds of the Hilton Hawaiian Village, depict three female figures making tapa, or kapa, a traditional art practiced in Hawaii in which cloth is made from tree bark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 9/13/2016

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsWomen Steel Workers - Sheffield, UK

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This life size statue of two women steel workers was erected in 2016 to honour women who worked in the steel industry during World War I and World War II. It is titled 'Women Of Steel'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsSämann-Brunnen - Zeiningen, AG, Switzerland

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A fountain with a statue of a sower in the center of Zeiningen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Aargau, Switzerland

date approved: 8/13/2016

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsThe Spinner - Turner's Falls, MA

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The Spinner is located in Spinner Park at Avenue A and 4th Street in the Turner's Falls section of Montague, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsA Family of Salt Workers - Droitwich, England

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Statue of a family of Salt Workers collecting Salt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2016

last visited: never

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