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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1900/08/18 Augustus Saint-Gaudens Sculptor Saint-Gaudens is awarded the Legion of Honor and the grand prize for sculpture for plaster versions of "The Sherman" and "The Shaw". 1900 Exposition Universelle
1900/08/18 Auguste Rodin Chairman of Arts Committee Saint-Gaudens is awarded the Legion of Honor and the grand prize for sculpture for plaster versions of "The Sherman" and "The Shaw". 1900 Exposition Universelle
1903/05/30 Charles Follen McKim Architect Cast in 1902 and set on a Stony Creek granite pedestal designed by Charles Follen McKim, Saint-Gaudens' statute of Gen William Tecumseh Sherman is unveiled on Memorial Day in the Grand Army Plaza at 59th St and 5th Ave in New York.
1903/05/30 Augustus Saint-Gaudens Sculptor Cast in 1902 and set on a Stony Creek granite pedestal designed by Charles Follen McKim, Saint-Gaudens' statute of Gen William Tecumseh Sherman is unveiled on Memorial Day in the Grand Army Plaza at 59th St and 5th Ave in New York.
1912/12/00 Joseph Pulitzer Benefactor Executors of Joseph Pulitzer's estate announced that New York City has approved a new fountain in the plaza between 58th St and 60th St, just west of 5th Avenue.

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Particulars for Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan:
Area of Significance Art
Material Bronze
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Sight Category Object
Historic Use Park
Historic Use Plaza
Object type Statue
Historic Use Work of Art




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