California Statues (page 8)

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Paul Revere
Cerritos, CA
This bronze sculpture of Paul Revere is installed in Cerritos Heritage Park. It was created be Dee Clements in 2002. [map]

Abraham Lincoln
Cerritos, CA
This bronze sculpture of Abraham Lincoln was created by Mark Lundeen in 2006. It is installed on a bench next to the back entrance of the Liberty Park Community Center. It shows Lincoln holding his notes for his Second Inaugural Address. [map]

Jedediah Smith
San Dimas, CA
This bronze sculpture of Jedediah Smith was created by Victor Issa in 1992. The explorer camped in San Dimas in 1826. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Cesar E. Chavez Memorial
Riverside, CA
The Cesar E. Chavez Riverside Memorial sculpture was created by Ignacio Gomez and installed in 2013. It depicts a six-foot-tall Chavez leading farmworkers from the fields. [map]

Minute Man
Mipitas, CA
This Minute Man sculpture was created by David Alan Clark and installed in 2014 in front of City Hall. A group of Milpitas citizens known as the "Minute Men" fought and prevented the city's annexation to San Jose. [map]

Father Junipero Serra
Hillsborough, CA
This Father Junipero Serra statue is 26 feet tall and made of concrete. It was created by Louis DuBois in 1976. The statue is located on a rest stop on the Junipero Serra Freeway. Serra was Franciscan missionary who founded a chain of Spanish mission churches on the California coast. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Sporty Kids
Sacramento, CA
The three painted bronze statues entitled the Sporty Kids were created by Tony Natsoulas. Each of the statues is about four feet tall and is installed on a concrete base. They were installed in Granite Regional Park around 2006. [map]

Transtar International [gone]
Sacramento, CA
Yuba City, CA
This statue at Transtar International appeared to depict a mer-man riding a seahorse. The statue may have been built for Zorba's Greek Restaurant which opened a location here in 1974. Transtar closed around 2016. The building later housed a dance studio. In 2021, the building and statue were gone.

This Miner statue is located on the mini golf course at the Mallard Lake Golf Center. It appears to be made from spray foam. The statue was built in 1981 by someone from Marysville, CA. In 2017, it was announced that the property had been sold. In 2021, the mini golf was gone but the statue was still there. [map]

Yreka, CA
Mount Shasta, CA
Garberville, CA
Willow Creek, CA
This Miner sculpture was made from scrap steel by Ralph Starritt in 1976. It is located next to the Welcome Sign. [map]

This Bigfoot wood-carved sculpture in Mount Shasta was created in 1984. It stands in front of the Shasta Inn. [map]

This Bigfoot sculpture in Garberville stands in front of the Legend of Bigfoot gift shop. This photo is from 2016. There was a different statue there from at least 2005-2008. The current statue has been there since at least 2010. [map]

This Bigfoot sculpture in Willow Creek stands in front of the Bigfoot Museum. It has been there since at least 2005. This photo is from 2016. [map]

Happy Camp, CA
This 16-foot-tall Bigfoot sculpture was created in 2005 by Cheryl Wainwright, Ralph Starritt, and members of the local community. Materials came from the U.S. Forest Service Klamath River clean-up and locals. [map]

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