OOS Sculpture

Neil Armstrong: Happy Guy

2019 / Mike Tizzano / Wapakoneta

A bronze statue of a waving Neil Armstrong sitting on a stone bench. Armstrong is wearing a suit and smiling as he waves. The image is based on photographs of Armstrong from his homecoming parade in Wapakoneta.

That statue was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing. It is located on Heritage Parkway in Wapakoneta, on the street where a homecoming parade was held for Armstrong after completion of the mission.

Location: Heritage Parkway, Downtown Wapakoneta, E Auglaize St.

County

: Auglaize

Citation

: Mike Tizzano, “Neil Armstrong: Happy Guy,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed November 27, 2022, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1647.

Title

Neil Armstrong: Happy Guy

Description

A bronze statue of a waving Neil Armstrong sitting on a stone bench. Armstrong is wearing a suit and smiling as he waves. The image is based on photographs of Armstrong from his homecoming parade in Wapakoneta.

That statue was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing. It is located on Heritage Parkway in Wapakoneta, on the street where a homecoming parade was held for Armstrong after completion of the mission.

Creator

Date

2019

Location City

Location County

Location Street

E Auglaize St.

Installation Date

2019