Portland, New York: Bronze Marmaduke and Cartoonist

Marmaduke, the comic strip Great Dane, holds a ball in his mouth and attempts to distract his creator, Brad Anderson, from his drawing table. Anderson was born in Portland.
Address:
W. Main St., Portland, NY
Directions:
East of town. On the north side of US Hwy 20/W. Main St., next to Portland town hall. About a half-mile west of the intersection of Hwy 10 in Brocton.
Admission:
Free
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Anderson and Marmaduke Statue

Marmaduke statue and his comic strip creator, Brad Anderson. The statue shows Anderson and his Great Dane pestering him! Anderson passed away in 2015, so money was raised to erect this fun and loving statue in his honor.

[Elizabeth Reiller, 07/13/2016]

Sculpted by Don Sotille, unveiled in July 2016. Marmaduke first appeared in America's funny pages in 1954.


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