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
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Native Americans.
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/Broadway near Battery Place, on the left when traveling south. The marker is one of several in a bank to the right of the main entrance to the National Museum of the American Indian. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: One Bowling Green, 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 CircleNative People Of The Western Hemisphere (here, next to this marker); George Gustav Heye (here, next to this marker); 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). 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on March 8, 2020, 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. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.