OOS Sculpture

Finnish Cultural Garden Monument

Date Unknown / Creator Unknown / Cleveland

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A granite monument in the Finnish Cultural Garden featuring a quote by author Aleksis Kivi. With a combination of both relief and engraved carvings, the inscription both in English and Finnish, reads: "A STRONG WILL CARRIES A MAN EVEN THROUGH GRAY GRANITE".

Location: Finnish Cultural Garden , 1880 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

County

: Cuyahoga

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Citation

: “Finnish Cultural Garden Monument ,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed September 21, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1944.

Title

Finnish Cultural Garden Monument

Description

A granite monument in the Finnish Cultural Garden featuring a quote by author Aleksis Kivi. With a combination of both relief and engraved carvings, the inscription both in English and Finnish, reads: "A STRONG WILL CARRIES A MAN EVEN THROUGH GRAY GRANITE".

Subject

Identifier

1944

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Constructed by

Provider Entity

The Finnish Central Committee

Location Street

1880 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

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Materials

Inscription

LUJA TAHTO VIE
MIEHEN VAIKKA
LAPI HARMANN
KIVEN
A STRONG WILL
CARRIES A MAN
EVEN THROUGH
GRAY GRANITE
Aleksis Kivi