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Statues, Sculpture and Free Standing Art

Any free standing object that was created as a piece of art or in the likeness of a person or animal. This category may also include sculpture gardens and collections.


Armistead Monument

Baltimore, Maryland
The Armistead Monument was erected in 1882. The monument honors Colonel George Armistead, the commander of Fort McHenry when the British attacked in the Battle of Baltimore on September 13, 1814.


Battle Monument

Baltimore, Maryland
The monument commemorates the Battle of Baltimore fought during the War of 1812. Designed by Maximilian Godfrey and built in 1815-25, the monument is 39 feet tall and is topped by a statue by Antonio Capellano of a female figure representing Baltimore.


Benjamin Franklin Craftsman Sculpture

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107
This sculpture by Joe Brown was presented to the city of Philadelphia by the Pennsylvania Free Masons whose temple is across the street. The artwork was dedicated on June 27, 1981.


Benjamin Franklin National Memorial

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Located in the the Franklin Institute Science Museum, the National Memorial features a 20 feet (6m) tall statue of Benjamin Franklin sculpted by James Earle Fraser between 1906 and 1911.


Charlie the Tuna

Atu'u, American Samoa
Atu'u is called the permanent home of Charlie the Tuna, a cartoon mascot use in advertising for the Starkist® company.


Florence Martus Waving Girl Monument

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
A statue of Florence Martus by the sculptor Felix de Weldon has been erected in Morrell Park on the historic riverfront of Savannah.


Golden Driller

Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, 74114
The Golden Driller is a 75-foot-tall (23 m), 43,500-pound (19,700 kg) statue of an oil worker. It is the fourth-tallest statue in the United States.


Joan of Arc Statue

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19130
This sculpture originally stood at an intersection in Paris but was removed when a subway was constructed. It was placed here by the Fairmount Park Art Association as part of a movement to beautify the park with sculpture and landscaping.


Statue of Don Vicente Martinez Ybor

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, 33605
Don Vicente Martinez Ybor established the first cigar factory in Tampa, beginning what was to be the city's major export for decades. Ybor's friend, Gavino Gutierrez, laid out a street grid for the area which became Ybor City.


Statue of Liberty

Jersey City, New York County, New York
The sculptor was Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, the designer of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, designed the internal framework that supports the copper plates that make up the statue.


The Roosevelt Arch

Gardiner, Montana, 59030
The Roosevelt Arch is a rusticated triumphal arch at the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Gardiner, Montana. Constructed under the supervision of the US Army at Fort Yellowstone, its cornerstone was laid by President Theodore Roosevelt.


Vulcan Statue

Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, 35209
At 56 foot (17 m) tall, the Vulcan statue is the largest cast iron statue in the world. It is the largest statue ever constructed in the United States. It is the second-largest statue standing in the United States behind the Statue of Liberty.


World's Largest Santa Claus

North Pole, Alaska, 99705
More than 48 feet tall and 33 feet wide, this gigantic statue stands next to the world famous Santa Claus House.

Top 10 Most Popular Statues, Sculpture and Free Standing Art Landmarks

  1. World's Largest Santa Claus
  2. Vulcan Statue
  3. Statue of Liberty
  4. Statue of Don Vicente Martinez Ybor
  5. Benjamin Franklin National Memorial
  6. Florence Martus Waving Girl Monument
  7. Armistead Monument
  8. Benjamin Franklin Craftsman Sculpture
  9. Charlie the Tuna
  10. Battle Monument