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Missoula in Missoula County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

The Grand Griz

 
 
The Grand Griz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
1. The Grand Griz Marker
Inscription.  In 1968 University of Montana Alumni commissioned faculty artist Rudy Autio to sculpt UM's mascot, the Grizzly Bear, From its location on the Ryman Memorial Mall, the beloved bronze landmark with the picturesque Main Hall as a backdrop greets visitors at the official entrance to the campus. Surrounding the statue is Centennial Circle, whose bricks bear the names of UM alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends.
 
Erected by University of Montana Alumni Association.
 
Location. 46° 51.608′ N, 113° 59.228′ W. Marker is in Missoula, Montana, in Missoula County. Marker is on Campus Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32 Campus Drive, Missoula MT 59812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Heart of Campus (a few steps from this marker); New Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Women's Club Art Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Women's Hall (about 400 feet away); The Oval (about 500 feet away); Corbin Hall
The Grand Griz and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
2. The Grand Griz and Marker
(about 500 feet away); University of Montana World War (I) Memorial (about 600 feet away); Rankin Hall (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Missoula.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on the University of Montana campus. See https://www.campus-maps.com/umt/ for an interactive campus map.
 
Categories. AnimalsArts, Letters, Music
 
The Grand Griz, UM mascot image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2019
3. The Grand Griz, UM mascot
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 6, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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