Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Humboldt Park [Leif Ericson - by Sigvald Asbjornsen]

Leif Ericson..
By Sigvald Asbjornsen [1867-1930]..
1901 / 9 ft high / bronze on granite..
Location: Humboldt Park..
From the book, "A Guide to Chicago's Public Scul;ptures",
by Ira J. Bach and Mary Lackritz Gray..
Chicago's Norwegians donated this monument in 1901, as a celebration of the discovery of "Vinland", in about 1,000 AD.

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