Idaho Statues

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Abraham Lincoln
Boise, ID
The bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln was installed in Julia Davis Park in 2010. It is a copy of Gutzon Borglum's statue from 1911 which is still on display in Newark, NJ. [map]

Idaho County Farmer
Grangeville, ID
(now Cottonwood, ID)
Garden City, ID
The Idaho County Farmer is about nine feet tall and made of scrap metal. He was created by Maurus Uhlhorn in 2005. This photo is from 2005. The statue has since been moved to Cottonwood, ID. For more, see this website. [photo thanks David Carlson]

This Gnome was installed at the North End Organic Nursery around 2019. There are other statues like this around the country including this one in Denton, TX. [map]

Big Hill
Montpelier, ID
The Big Hill sculpture group depicts pioneers from the 1800s struggling with their covered wagon on the way west. It is installed in front of the National Oregon/California Trail Center Museum. The sculptures were created by Peter Thompson in 2008. They are made of cement over rebar and wire. For more, see this website. [map]

Maria Dorian
Parma, ID
Parma, ID
These concrete statues of are located at Old Fort Boise State Park. They were created by Paul Yadon and Nathan Leigh. The Marie Dorian statue was installed here in 1976. It pays tribute to an Iowa Sioux Indian woman who trekked through the snow from Missouri to Oregon with her children in 1814. The Bigfoot statue was installed in 1974. It depicts a Cherokee Indian who terrorized American pioneers in the 1850s-1860s. [map]

Sunshine Mine Disaster Memorial
Wallace, ID
This Sunshine Mine Disaster Memorial sculpture was created by Ken Lonn. It was commissioned by the Sunshine Mining Company and installed in 1981 at the site of the mine disaster in 1972. The sculpture was later moved to the company's building. In 2005, it was moved to its current location next to the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center. There is another Mine Memorial sculpture by Lonn from 1974 which is located in Kellogg, ID. [map]

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