1999 : American Horse Unveiled at Frederick Meijer Gardens

October 7, 2018 all-day

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.


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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