New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Iwo Jima Flag Raising Carving

Carved and painted by Dawna Ceriani over a period of five months, inspired by the famous sculpture (which was based on a World War II photo). Unveiled Memorial Day 2016.
Address:
526 Broad St., New Bethlehem, PA
Directions:
Beneath an overhang in front of a VFW hall. East edge of downtown, on the south side of Hwy 28/Broad St., just east of Vine St.
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Carving inspired by Iwo Jima flag raising sculpture.

Full Color Flag Raising on Iwo Jima

A wood carving depicts the famous flag raising at the battle of Iwo Jima. The sculpture is in front of the VFW hall. Brand new; it just went up over Memorial Day weekend 2016.

[Pghchico, 06/05/2016]

Carved and painted by Dawna Ceriani over a period of five months. She used multiple pieces of wood, then glued them all together with dowels.


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