Elbert Hubbard / Michelangelo

Elbert Hubbard / Michelangelo (HM1EY7)

Location: East Aurora, NY 14052 Erie County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 46.091', W 78° 37.118'

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Elbert Hubbard
The "Sage of East Aurora" and benefactor of the arts and crafts based on ideals of John Ruskin and William Morris. Statue by eminent Irish sculptor and early Roycrofter Jerome Connor (1876-1943). Dedicated in 1930, the statue was erected on the Roycroft Campus by the Roycrofters with contributions from over fifteen hundred Hubbard friends and admirers. Statues relocated here in 1952 through the generosity of Irving L. Price and the Erie County Trust Company.

Michelangelo
Florentine artist, sculptor, architect, and poet of The Renaissance. erected by his admirer, Elbert Hubbard, in 1909 on the Roycroft Campus. Copies in bronze from the original sculpture in the rotunda of the Congressional Library. It is by noted American sculptor Paul Bartlett (1865-1925). The turtle is Bartlett's signature symbolizing his perpetual slowness in execution. Aurora Historical Society - 1974.
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HM NumberHM1EY7
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Year Placed1974
Placed ByAurora Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 4:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 694833 N 4737822
Decimal Degrees42.76818333, -78.61863333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 46.091', W 78° 37.118'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 46' 5.46" N, 78° 37' 7.08" W
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Area Code(s)716, 585
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 James Pl, East Aurora NY 14052, US
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