Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 15-Foot-Tall Squatting Indian

Chief Teedyuscung is carved in full headdress, with his right hand to his brow, shadowing his eyes, as he looks westward. Sculpted in 1902, the statue was placed on a bluff where the Lenape were believed to hold their pow-wows.
Rex Ave., Philadelphia, PA
Drive from the city on Germantown Ave. Turn left onto Rex Ave., just past the Borders at the top of the hill in Chestnut Hill. Follow Rex Ave. south until it dead-ends at the park gate. Walk straight down the path and you will see a trail to the right with a steep incline. Rock steps have been added as an improvement to encourage you to go this way. In a few minutes you will be atop the bluff, next to the Indian.
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Indian statue.

15-Foot-Tall Squatting Indian

This statue can be hard to find - hiking required.

[Sam Munn, 03/23/2015]

It was positioned in an out-of-the-way spot on a rock bluff in 1902, where it was believed the Lenni Lenape tribe held powwows.

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