Ventura, California: Dead Fishermen's Memorial

Colorfully painted bas relief archway along the harbor that commemorates fishermen who were drowned or killed while at sea. Ceramist Michel Petersen cast molds of four local fishermen -- all alive at the time.

Ventura Harbor Village

Address:
1575 Spinnaker Dr, Ventura, CA
Directions:
Ventura Harbor Village, W of Harbor Blvd on Olivas Park Dr. about midway along the first set of docks.
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Fishermen's Memorial.

Dead Fishermen's Memorial

The Fishermen's Memorial in Ventura features artwork on both sides.

[gnik, 07/18/2014]

A dockside arch commemorates fishermen lost or killed at sea. The four action-posed anglers on the arch columns were cast from molds of local living fishermen.


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