- Item 29249 - National Monument to the Forefathers model, Hallowell, ca. 1889
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- Item 29249
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The National Monument to the Forefathers was dedicated on August 1, 1889. It was initiated by the Plymouth Society and carved and assembled by the Hallowell Granite Works. It stands 81 feet high and weighs 180 tons. Faith is the central figure and Morality, Education, Law and Liberty surround its base. The base statues are fifteen feet high and weigh 20 - 25 tons each.Show Details
The model shown differs from the finished Monument, one example being that Faith's arm and hand are held at a different angle.