The Flying Mercury - Rochester, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme
N 43° 09.280 W 077° 36.650
18T E 287725 N 4781299
Quick Description: Mercury: created by J. Guernsey Mitchell in 1881, and made of riveted copper plates by John Siddons Company. Best viewed from the east side of the Genesee River: from Rundell Library at Broad St. or the convention center at Main St.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 12/7/2011 3:04:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMD966
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
This 21 foot statue was originally erected atop the Kimball's Peerless Tobacco Works building. The building was demolished in 1951 and replaced by the Rochester War Memorial (visit link) . In 1973, the statue was restored by members of the Sheet Metal Workers Local 46 working for the Spring Sheet Metal and Roofing Company (visit link) . It now sits atop the West Thomson Publishing building at 50 East Broad Street, Rochester, New York (visit link) .
Time Period: Ancient

Epic Type: Mythical

Exhibit Type: Figure, Statue, 3D Art

Approximate Date of Epic Period: Not listed

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