Sonja Henie Ice Fountain
The ice fountain was created by the Norwegian artist Carl Nesjar, commissioned by Abel Abrahamsen and given to the people of North Elba by the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norsk Inc, Elkem Alcoa, SAS, The Bay Foundation, Mr. & Mrs. John J. Talley.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made Features • Sports • Women. A significant historical date for this entry is February 14, 1980.
Location. 44° 17.07′ N, 73° 59.07′ W. Marker is in Lake Placid, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on Main Street. The marker is on the grounds of the Olympic Center (Old Rink) and Lake Placid Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2634 Main Street, Lake Placid NY 12946, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry J. Kaiser (approx. 0.4 miles away); The XIII Winter Olympic Games (approx. 1.8 miles away); Here Lies Buried John Brown
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 17, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.