Bob Lindberg Joanie on The Ponie Update

Joey: I did write to congressman and suggested a re-dedication of the statue . I will include his response.

Also I did find some additional information on Anna Hyatt Huntington the scupltress.Anna was born in Cambridge which was our second home also !  See   http://www.bronze-gallery.com/sculptors/artist.cfm?sculptorID=75

If some want to see more of her work in a breathtaking location, some of the GMG readers may appreciate especially learning about  her beautiful garden in South Carolina – BROOKGREEN GARDEN/zoo in Myrtle Beach area http://www.brookgreen.org/  and for some images-
see http://www.flickr.com/photos/fernside/469281417/in/photostream/
What a treasure we have in Joanie.
Regards Bob Lindberg

diana of the chase

2 comments

  • Dear Bob,
    When the restoration work on the Joan of Arc statue was finished in 2001, a public rededication ceremony was celebrated.

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    • For the record, I have to say that Gloria Parsons isn’t telling the whole story, and its a good one – it was her girl scout troop that was responsible for raising funds to restore our great sculpture, arranged for the rededication, and played a big role in the event itself. I can’t help but think that the experience of working with their scout mistress on this project (and other significant projects) influenced these scouts in important ways. They are now grown women who are making some very valuable contributions to our communities, and, interestingly enough, some of them choose careers in preservation and the arts.

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