Rutland, Vermont: Face and Hand of AA Founder

Abstract marble sculpture of Bill Wilson, founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, who wrote that he developed his willpower as a child in Rutland. One side is an enlargement of his face, the other is his oversized open hand. Sculpted by Steve Shaheen in 2019.

Address:
128 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT
Directions:
Center Street Marketplace Park. Enter through the alley to the right of Kelvans, on the east side of Merchants Row, across from the WalMart.
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Face and Hand of the Founder of AA

It's in a small sculpture garden off the main road. You have to park and walk behind buildings to see the sculptures. There is also a sculpture of dedicated to stone workers who immigrated to the area.

[Tracy, 07/17/2020]

The hand and face of Bill Wilson, founder of Alcoholics Anonymous and boyhood resident of Rutland, is carved on opposite sides of native Vermont stone.


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