Elk's Rest - Terre Haute, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 39° 28.583 W 087° 20.954
16S E 469963 N 4369701
Quick Description: A memorial from the Elk's club in an older historical cemetery
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 12/17/2009 3:03:52 AM
Waymark Code: WM7X9F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
Views: 8

Long Description:
Official Description: A fourteen point male elk stands atop a base that is a mound-like rock with an inscription plaque and a clock set to 11:55.

Inscriptions:
On Proper left rear hoof of sculpture: S 1904 EL
On Proper right rear hoof of sculpture: GORHAM CO FOUNDERS
Plaque on front center of base, raised: ELK'S REST/B.P.O.E No 86

Park on the right once inside the main entrance and walk west across the road and up the hill to observe this piece. With the bushes and other headstones, the elk could almost appear real at a slight glance.

TITLE: Elk's Rest

ARTIST(S): Eli Harvey

DATE: 1904

MEDIUM: Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite.

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS IN000398

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Highland Lawn Cemetery 4520 Wabash Avenue Section #1, to left of front gate, Terre Haute, Indiana 47803


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
No differences or damaged noted from original description


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