The Big Indian "Hiawatha"
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mazzmn
N 43° 49.099 W 091° 15.379
15T E 640225 N 4853171
Quick Description: Giant Indian Sculpture, known as The Big Indian or Hiawatha in Riverside Park, La Crosse, Wisconsin N 43 49.099 W 091 15.379
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 11/8/2008 8:15:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM54B1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
Views: 30

Long Description:
Hiawatha, Riverside Park, La Crosse
Standing guard over the junction of the Mississippi, Black and La Crosse Rivers, this impressive 25-foot, 25-ton sculpture by artist Anthony Zimmerhakl reflects on the majestic marriage of these waters. Legend has it that where three rivers join, no natural disaster will befall. The following is found on a nearby plaque:
"Hiawatha, by La Crosse artist Anthony D. Zimmerhakl assisted by his sons, Don, David and Stephan 1962."
This Roadside Giant is made out of: Concrete

This Roadside Giant Depict...?: A humanoid form

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