Rock Hill, South Carolina: The Civitas: Scandalous Statues

Four golden sculptures of large, metaphorical women that were too woman-like for some local ministers.
Dave Lyle Blvd., Rock Hill, SC
I-77 exit 79 (Dave Lyle Blvd.). About two miles west, at the corner of Dave Lyle and Gateway Blvds.
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Civitas sculpture. The Civitas: Scandalous Statues

The Civitas: Pretty cool place. No parking.

[Steve, 02/27/2012]
One of the Civitas gals. The Civitas - Scandalous Statues

Four bronze verdigris Civitas statues on each corner of a 4-way intersection. They are larger than life and stand about 20 feet tall. What is so unique about them is what happened right after they were put into place. Some of the local religious leaders were offended at how endowed they all were and how their nipples protruded. So, within a few days, workers were out there with metal files to file away the protuberances! Very funny!

[Lisa, 04/17/2004]

Photo added Aug. 2009.

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