1999 : American Horse Unveiled at Frederick Meijer Gardens

When:
October 7, 2019 all-day
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American Horse in Meijer's Gardens in Grand Rapids

“The American Horse” — a 24-foot bronze statue inspired by a design that Leonardo da Vinci began work on in 1482 but didn’t live to see completed — was unveiled Oct. 7, 1999, at the Frederick Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids.

Sources:

Detroit Free Press, October 2, 2011.

Michigan Historical Calendar courtesy of the Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University.
Also see Leonardo’s Horse: A Dream 500 Years in the Making

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