Tacoma, Washington: 20-Foot-Tall Welcome GiantessA wood-carved Native American woman stands near the Tacoma Art Museum.
- Pacific Ave., Tacoma, WA
- Downtown, at the corner of Pacific Ave. and S. 17th St., opposite the Tacoma Art Museum. I-5 exit 133. Drive north on I-705 for one mile. Exit at A St. and turn left at the end of the ramp onto Pacific Ave. Drive south to S. 17th St. The statue will be on the right.
20-Foot-Tall Welcome Giantess: Historically, relations between native peoples and the city of Tacoma, Washington, have been downright unpacific at times. That's apparently in the past now that a 20-foot-tall Coast Salish woman, carved from wood, has been unveiled as the city's unofficial greeter. [09/21/2010] Complete Story...