New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
“North America” sculpted by Daniel Chester French
In “North America”, one of the four monumental sculptures called “The Continents” a Plains Indian looks over the shoulder of America. As illustrated by the surrounding detail photographs, French acknowledged the diversity and contributions of the native cultures of the Americas.
“By sharing information and the weavings from my people, the museum helps us show that Mayan culture continues.” Juana Velasco
Location. 40° 42.266′ N, 74° 0.83′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on State Street near Bowling Green, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is one of several in a bank to the right of the main entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Marketplace (here, next to this marker); Places of Exchange (here, next to this marker); Sharing the Circle (here, next to this marker); George Gustav Heye American Merchant Marine (here, next to this marker); Drawn To The City (a few steps from this marker); ...to Manhattan (a few steps from this marker); From Menatay... (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
More about this marker. The lettering has faded so much that the marker is very difficult to read.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Last updated on March 19, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on March 19, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.