Painted Post, New York: Firefighter Rescue Statue

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Address:
41 Forest Drive, Painted Post, NY
Directions:
I-99 exit 11. Turn west onto NY-417, then make an immediate left onto Forest Drive. You'll see the sculpture on the left, next to the flagpoles.
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Firefighter Rescue Statue

Gravity-defying sculpture depicts an anonymous firefighter descending a ladder from an open window, cradling a child. The entire artwork is painted gold. Unveiled Sep. 11, 2021.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [04/16/2022]

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The Lifesaver monument.

Firefighter Rescue Statue

This is a terrific memorial. The sculpture itself is small compared to the size of the park, but that puts the focus on it. You have to park on the side of the road to visit, but it isn't a busy area.

The inscription on the dedication reads:

The Lifesaver -- A Firefighter Rescuing A Child, Dedicated in Honor of ALL First Responders, September 11, 2021. Sculpture by Barbie the Welder Erin, New York.

[Dave Hollenbeck, 04/16/2022]

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