Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Saint Paul
Minnesota

Minnesota State Capitol Mall

Knute Nelson

Voss, Norway 1843 - Timonium MD 1923
12th Governor of Minnesota
(Wikipedia)
John Karl Daniels
Roman Bronze Works (New York)
1928

Saint Paul /  Knute Nelson   Saint Paul /  Knute Nelson

Description

Bronze statue on granite pedestal with viking ship. The pedestal is flanked by bronze sculptures of Nelson as a child with his Norwegian mother and the other is Nelson as a Civil War soldier.

Inscription(s)

KNUTE NELSEN

KNUTE NELSON
february 2 1843 april 28 1923
three years a soldier
in the civil war three
times a member of congress
twice governor of minnesota
five times our united states
senator
a brave son of norway
a true patriot devoted in his
allegiance to america a wise
statesman uncompromizing
in support of the principles
in which he believed
a distinguished citizen of
minnesota

Signature

john k. daniels
roman bronze works n.y.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 44°57'16" W 93°6'7"

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