Idaho Statues

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Idaho County Farmer
Grangeville, ID
(now Cottonwood, 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]

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]

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]

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]

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