Beckley, West Virginia: Peace Totem Propeller Time Capsule

25 feet tall, topped with a crashed airplane propeller, painted bright colors. Oh, and it has a time capsule.

New River City Park

Address:
509 Ewart Ave., Beckley, WV
Directions:
West side of downtown. Outside the Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia, which is in New River Park.
Phone:
304-252-3730
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Peace totem.

Peace Totem with Propeller and Time Capsule

The Peace Totem is an interesting piece of art at the Children's Museum and the Coal Museum. Lots to see in one spot.

[Emmie, 09/21/2017]

Peace Totem.

Peace Totem with Propeller & Time Capsule

Peace Totem, created by sculptor Mark Blumenstein from recycled metals, standing 25-ft tall and topped with a crashed airplane propeller. The totem is painted bright colors and contains a time capsule. See hands-on exhibits and planetarium including: Appalachian village with log cabins, barn, schoolhouse, moonshine still, blacksmith shop.

[Terri Wontrobski, 11/05/2000]

April 2014: Photo added.


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