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Miniature Gerald Ford.

Tiny President Ford

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East Grand Rapids, Michigan

Gerald Ford's reign was brief as President (1974-1977) and during a period where the highest office in the land had shriveled and shrunken -- thanks Dick Nixon! This Ford homunculus is perhaps the smallest full-body outdoor statue of a U.S. President. Maybe 18 inches tall, the bronze is atop a miniature pedestal which is atop a real pedestal that's taller than the statue.

The monument was a last-minute (Dec. 28, 2013) honor for the centennial of Gerald Ford's birth year. Sculpted by J. Brett Grill in 2011, it's a scale model of the Ford statues in the U.S. Capitol and outside the Ford Presidential Museum.

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Tiny President Ford

746 Lakeside Drive SE, East Grand Rapids, MI
In front of the East Grand Rapids Community Center. On the east side of Lakeside Drive SE, just south of Wealthy St. SE.
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