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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 MonumentsThe Bell Keepers, Benson Sculpture Garden - Loveland, CO

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This large piece evokes both the physical and spiritual weight of the bell and its importance to the religion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: 10/11/2016

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Occupational MonumentsBozeman Scout, Benson Sculpture Garden - Loveland, CO

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This life-sized piece is highly detailed rendition of a scout in the western North America history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: 10/11/2016

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Occupational MonumentsPotato Man, Benson Sculpture Garden - Loveland, CO

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This life size piece features a hard working potato farmer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: 10/11/2016

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Occupational MonumentsWinning the Iron Shirt - Loveland, CO

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Soaring 25'3" high, this piece is on a busy road adjacent to the cemetery. The topic is brutal, as one man has just killed another for a piece of armor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: 7/18/2015

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Occupational MonumentsDaddy of 'em All - Cheyenne, WY

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This stunning horse and rider is a tribute to the Cheyenne Frontier Days, which claims to be the 'Daddy of 'en All' competitive rodeo. It celebrates the 100th anniversary of the rodeo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: 7/21/2017

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Occupational MonumentsBull Rider - Pueblo, CO

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This life-size bull and rider is found outside the headquarters of the Professional Bull Rider (PBR) headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsBetween Broncs, Benson Sculpture Garden - Loveland, CO

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This cowboy has all the gear, but no horse to ride. Horses are made to buck by using a bucking or flank strap, which causes the bucking along with electric shocks, tail and mane pulling and spurs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: 10/11/2016

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Occupational MonumentsWitch Doctor Riding on a Hyena, Chapungu Sculpture Park - Loveland, CO

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The N'anga (witchdoctor) is a crucial part of village society. This occupation is not European related, but critical to Zimbabwean culture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: 10/12/2016

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Occupational MonumentsTribute to the Roughnecks - Signal Hill, CA

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A large sculpture with an amazing view.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: 12/14/2014

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Occupational MonumentsBrewers - San Jose, CA

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This sculpture is in San Jose's San Jose's Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 12/5/2014

last visited: 11/12/2014

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Occupational MonumentsPlowing Man - San Jose, CA

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This sculpture is in San Jose's San Jose's Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 12/2/2014

last visited: 11/12/2014

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Occupational MonumentsWorkers of York - York Agriculture and Industrial Museum - York, PA

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This statue honors the workers of York who were the ones who made the products that made York famous and prosperous.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/19/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsBark peeler - Würgendorf, NRW, Germany

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This occupational monument("Mann im Hauberg") shows a person peeling bark in the woods. The dried bark of the oak was required by the domestic tanners for leather production

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/15/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsOccupational Monument - Potter - Gunzenhausen, Germany, BY

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This is a monument dedicated to the Potters. It is a part of a fountain which is located at the 'Hafner Markt' in Gunzenhausen, Germany, Badyern.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 11/15/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsThe Railway Memorial Project - Whitefish, MT

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This beautiful memorial to railway workers and their families has been placed in front of the Great Northern Whitefish Railway Depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/13/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsJoy of Music - Loveland, CO

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This large installation is of five musicians; three adults and two children. All appear to be having a wonderful time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/6/2014

last visited: 2/23/2016

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Occupational MonumentsJazz - Loveland, CO

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Commissioned for Iowa City, Iowa, one of the additional pieces of these musicians is found in Loveland, Colorado, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/6/2014

last visited: 10/11/2016

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Occupational MonumentsSex Workers - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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This statue titled "Belle" was placed in honor of sex workers all over the world is located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 11/1/2014

last visited: 7/14/2019

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Occupational MonumentsThe Jester - Loveland, CO

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In medieval times jesters entertained with a wide variety of skills which could include songs, music, storytelling, acrobatics, juggling, and magic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/31/2014

last visited: 10/11/2015

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Occupational MonumentsRice Ritual - Loveland, CO

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This female rice farmer appears to be dressed in traditional Japanese garb. She is probably planting the first rice of the season as part of the many Rice Rituals of traditional Japan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/31/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsOut of the Mystic Past - Loveland, CO

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If this healer could not scare the evil spirits, I don't know what would. Healers, often called 'Medicine Men or Women' were integral to the health of the group.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/29/2014

last visited: 10/11/2016

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Occupational MonumentsHome Delivery - Loveland, CO

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A fading job, young kids delivering the newspaper (what's a newspaper?).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/29/2014

last visited: 2/23/2016

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Occupational MonumentsPersistence of Vision - Loveland, CO

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A cameraman from the silent film era is the topic of this life-size piece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/29/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsMonkey Business - Loveland, CO

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Street musicians have existed throughout history with this piece honoring an Organ Grinder.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/29/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsAkicita - Loveland, CO

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This stunning sculpture embodies the power of the Lakota Akicita - a combination of a honored warrior, mentor, police, role-model and leader.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/29/2014

last visited: never

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