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Farmington in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Polo Player

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
1. The Polo Player Marker
Inscription. William Behrends — The Polo Player. The bronze Polo Player is the work of William Behrends, one of the nation's foremost sculptors. Educated both in the U.S.A. and Europe, Behrends has won some of the nation's top sculpture awards. His commissioned works are on display at the New York Hilton, the Tennessee state capitol building, in the Charleston, SC city hall, in the main atrium of the beautiful Renaissance Center in Detroit, and at the Houston Astrodome.

He is most famous for his portrait sculpture and lifesize works.
 
Location. 39° 47.811′ N, 79° 32.614′ W. Marker is in Farmington, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on National Pike (U.S. 40) west of Dinner Bell Ohiopyle Road (Pennsylvania Route 2011), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmington PA 15437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Necessity (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mt. Washington Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Great Meadows Campaign (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Great Meadows
The Polo Player and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
2. The Polo Player and Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Braddock Road (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Necessity (approx. 2.7 miles away); The National Road (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mount Washington Tavern (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmington.
 
More about this marker. This statue marks the entrance to the Polo Fields of the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.
 
Also see . . .  About the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. (Submitted on August 30, 2006.)
 
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The Polo Player image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
3. The Polo Player
The Polo Player image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 27, 2006
4. The Polo Player
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,779 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 30, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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