Charlemont, Massachusetts: Hail to the Sunrise

Unveiled in 1932, a roadside bronze Mohawk stands atop a rock, arms extended, welcoming a new day and tourists.

512 Mohawk Trail, Charlemont, MA
On the south side of MA-2/Mohawk Trail, 2.5 miles west of Charlemont.
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Hail to the Sunrise sculpture.

Hail to the Sunrise

"Hail to the Sunrise" is a statue at Mohawk Park in Charlemont. The bronze Native chief has his arms extended, welcoming the new day and all visitors to the area. There is an arrowhead-shaped plaque commemorating the five Mohawk Nations in the region, a picnic area, and trails as well.

[Ron Dwan, 01/06/2021]

The statue, by Joseph Pollia, was unveiled in 1932.

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