Lewiston, Idaho: Tidal Wave of Canoes

Over 50 canoes welded together in a peculiar tribute to Lewis and Clark. 64 feet long and 24 feet high. Stuck behind a building.
Address:
103 Main St., Lewiston, ID
Directions:
Northwest edge of the city, overlooking the Snake River. From US Hwy 12/Dike Bypass, turn east onto D. St. Cross the train tracks, turn right onto 1st St., then quickly turn right just past the big, blocky building. Drive to the back parking lot behind Art Beat. Don't miss the turn or you'll find yourself in Washington State.
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Canoe Wave.

Canoe Wave

Sculptor Christopher Fennell built Canoe Wave, a waveform sculpture, by welding more than 50 canoes together. The work was created as a tribute to American explorers Lewis and Clark for the bicentennial of their expedition. The sculpture is 64 feet long and 24 feet high. The tribute extends out into a nearby pond, where canoes have been fashioned into two waterlily-shaped fountains.

[Christy LaSalle, 02/11/2018]

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