℘℘℘ Visitors to historic downtown Rapid City, South Dakota, are greeted by a series of life-size bronze statues of our nation’s past presidents along the city’s streets and sidewalks. The City of Presidents project began in 2000, to honor the legacy of the American presidency. Each of the sculptures is privately funded, and the pattern of placement is chosen to maintain a … [Read more...] about President Obama Statue of Presidents
The bicentennial of the execution of famed Irish orator and revolutionary Robert Emmet will be commemorated on September 17 in a ceremony at the Washington D.C. statue erected in his honor.
The public ceremony, which will also recognize the statue's recent restoration, will be held in the Dupont Circle Park where Emmet's bronzed likeness has stood for over 30 … [Read more...] about Robert Emmet Stands
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Though an event in Clonakilty, Co. Cork on Thursday, August 22 was a salute to the tamed Irish patriot Michael Collins, Liam Neeson was the star of the show as hundreds of fans turned out to meet and greet the Co. Antrim-born star. Neeson traveled from New York to attend the ceremony in which a seven foot high statue of Collins, in full military regalia, was unveiled in the … [Read more...] about Liam’s Collins Connection