OOS Sculpture

French Creek Pole

1994 / Various artists / Sheffield Village

Totem pole. Patterned after totem poles found in Alaska. Pole made from an eastern-white pine log 28' high and eighteen inches in diameter. Pole is stuck in the ground like an ordinary telephone pole. Symbols on the pole are: eagle, beaver, farmer, stalk of corn, great blue heron, fish.

County

: Lorain

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Citation

: Various artists, “French Creek Pole,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed November 29, 2022, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1125.

Title

French Creek Pole

Description

Totem pole. Patterned after totem poles found in Alaska. Pole made from an eastern-white pine log 28' high and eighteen inches in diameter. Pole is stuck in the ground like an ordinary telephone pole. Symbols on the pole are: eagle, beaver, farmer, stalk of corn, great blue heron, fish.

Creator

Date

1994

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Commissioned by

Provider Entity

Lorain County Metro Parks

Location Street

4530 Colorado Ave.

Location Type

Artist Notes

Carvers: Irene Burcham, Lloyd Burcham, Merlin Butler, Randy Cecil, Jim Hall, Leroy Hayes, Charlie Kittle, Chuck Kittle, Ray Lavish, Greg Marciniak, Jack Pigman, Norm Rehart, Bob Stich, John Thorne, Charles Welch, Rosemary Winterfield, Rudy Witte

Media Sculpture Height

29'

Creation Date

01/01/1994