The Feet and the Wave - Newport, RI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 41° 29.073 W 071° 18.900
19T E 306731 N 4595136
Quick Description: This figurative sculpture of a pair of feet sticking out of a cresting wave is located at the Perry Mill Market in southwest downtown Newport, Rhode Island.
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 8/27/2013 9:05:43 AM
Waymark Code: WMHYGD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 9

Long Description:
This bronze sculpture is designed as a cresting ocean wave, with a pair of human feet sticking out of it. The wave itself is about 7 and a half feet tall and about 8 feet wide. It is located outside the Perry Mill Market, at the junction of America's Cup Avenue, Thames Street & Memorial Boulevard, in the southwest area of downtown Newport. Being along the public right of way, it is accessible 24/7. Apparently, it is a local past time to regularly add a pair of socks, usually quite colorful, to the sculpture during late night visits.

The sculpture was commissioned by the Perry Mill/Bay Club Partners who own the Perry Mill Market. It was sculpted by local resident, Kay Worden in 1983.
Price of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Weekday Hours: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM

Weekend Hours: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM

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Location Website: Not listed

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