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Wakefield, Michigan - Nee-Gaw-Nee-Gaw-Bow - Toth Indian
Peter "Wolf" Toth carved this statue of a Chippewa Indian in 1988, from a single piece of pine donated by the Ottawa National Forest. Nee-gaw-nee-gaw-bow means "Leading Man" in Chippewa. This was the 59th statue on Toth's "Trail of Whispering Giants," his project to create an Indian sculpture for all 50 states, which he did from 1971 to 1988.[Rachel Lind, 07/31/2014]
- Hwy 28, Wakefield, MI
- Wakefield Visitor's Center, Hwy 28 at Lakeshore Dr., on the pier.
Lincoln - Vineland, Ontario - Grounded Ship In Lake Ontario
There are several trails down to the water where you can get very good views of the ship.[Ian, 07/31/2014]
- 2793 Beacon Blvd., Lincoln - Vineland, ON, Canada
- From Toronto or Niagara Falls, take QEW to exit 55 (Jordan Road). Jordan Road to North Service Road to Jordan Harbour Marina.
Albuquerque, New Mexico - Cottonwood Madonna - Virgin of the Tree
The stump has been moved to the front right corner facing the church.[Robyn Schmitz, 07/31/2014]
San Felipe de Neri,
- 2005 North Plaza St. NW, Albuquerque, NM
- San Felipe de Neri, Romero St NW and N Plaza St. NW. Front right corner facing the church.
Concord, New Hampshire - Doorstep Defended by Franklin Pierce, Vacant Lot Where He Died
14th President Franklin Pierce died in 1869 in the house that once stood at this spot. Only the steps remain, along with a historical marker. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [07/31/2014]
Concord, New Hampshire - Franklin Pierce Home and Museum
The 14th US President lived in the Pierce Manse before moving to the White House. Admire his stylish beaver fur top hat.Roadsideamerica.com Report... [07/31/2014]