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SAKAKAWEA BRONZE STATUE

Sakakawea Statue in North DakotaSAKAKAWEA IN NORTH DAKOTA
The twelve-foot-high bronze statue depicts Sakakawea looking westward, with her infant son strapped on her back.  Dedicated in 1910 on the grounds of the state capitol in Bismarck at the entrance to the North Dakota Heritage Center.

The statue is by Leonard Crunelle (18721944), who was born in France and emigrated to United States in 1882.  His model for Sakakawea was Mink Woman, from the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota.

612 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58505-0660

For additional information contact:
State Historical Society of North Dakota
Bismarck, North Dakota  58505
Or Call: 1 - 701-
328-2666

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Sakakawea Trail
Lake Sakakawea (lake), North Dakota, United States
Lake Sakakawea State Park (state park), North Dakota, United States

SAKAKAWEA'S JOURNEY TO WASHINGTON D.C.

Sakakawea Statue in The National Statuary Hall, United States Capitol

SAKAKAWEA at
The National Statuary Hall United States Capitol

North Dakota's Presentation of the Statue of Sakakawea to the U.S. Capitol National Statuary Hall provides the history of the statue, biographical information on Sakakawea, and the proceedings of the event.

The replica was displayed in North Dakota before it was transported to Washington, D.C.  Learn More >>
 

 

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