OOS Sculpture

Eagle Nest

circa 2015 / Matt Smith / Marion

Close-Up View Eagle Nest

A life-size eagle's nest with two bald eagles in it carved from the trunk of a dead maple tree. One of the eagles has its wings outstretched as if just landing.

Commissioned by Jim Augenstein, 6th-generation owner of the Augenstein farm, which was established in 1844, the sculpture is off Bethlehem Road just west of U.S. Route 23

Location: Augenstein family farm, 590 Bethlehem Rd E

County

: Marion

Citation

: Matt Smith, “Eagle Nest
,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed August 6, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1865.

Title

Eagle Nest

Description

A life-size eagle's nest with two bald eagles in it carved from the trunk of a dead maple tree. One of the eagles has its wings outstretched as if just landing.

Commissioned by Jim Augenstein, 6th-generation owner of the Augenstein farm, which was established in 1844, the sculpture is off Bethlehem Road just west of U.S. Route 23

Creator

Date

circa 2015

Subject

Source

conversation with owner

Identifier

1865

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Although the sculpture technically sits on private property, it is highly visible to the public right off a major state highway and a unique work of art, which is why I thought it worthy for inclusion

Provider Qualifier

Commissioned by

Provider Entity

Jim Augenstein

Location Site

Location Street

590 Bethlehem Rd E

Location Type

Artist Notes

https://www.cantonrep.com/article/20110916/news/309169821?template=ampart

Installation Date

circa 2015

Materials