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Hopewell, Illinois: Peter Toth Indian Head

One of scores of similar giant Indian heads across the USA carved from wood by artist Peter Toth. This Whispering Giant was completed in 1975.

Hopewell Drive, Hopewell, IL
On the west side of IL-29, either five miles north of Chillicothe or 2.5 miles south of Sparland. Turn onto Hopewell Drive and drive up the hill.
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Hopewell Whispering Giant.

Hopewell Whispering Giant

This Peter Toth Indian carving is part of his "Trail of the Whispering Giants" series. The 18-foot-tall piece, produced in 1975, sits atop a steep hill at the entrance to Hopewell Estates.

[Luv2RV, 09/11/2023]

The Indian faces east across the Illinois River. The top of his head is now held together with metal bands.

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