OOS Sculpture

Brimfield Pioneers

1916 / Creator Unknown / Brimfield

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Stone sculpture of a man with one hand missing at the wrist. The statue was unveiled in 1916 during the Brimfield's centennial celebrations. The original statue possessed a right hand, which was holding an axe handle. After the statue lost its hand, possibly due to a fireworks accident, an effort was made to refurbish the monument, but to no avail.

The inscription reads: "In Honor of the Brimfield Pioneers, Settlers of 1816." Following are the names of the first settlers to arrive in the area.

County

: Portage

Citation

: “Brimfield Pioneers,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed November 24, 2020, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1486.

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Title

Brimfield Pioneers

Description

Stone sculpture of a man with one hand missing at the wrist. The statue was unveiled in 1916 during the Brimfield's centennial celebrations. The original statue possessed a right hand, which was holding an axe handle. After the statue lost its hand, possibly due to a fireworks accident, an effort was made to refurbish the monument, but to no avail.

The inscription reads: "In Honor of the Brimfield Pioneers, Settlers of 1816." Following are the names of the first settlers to arrive in the area.

Date

1916

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