Boy and Girl Under the Umbrella

Boy and Girl Under the Umbrella (HM20TN)

Location: Ludington, MI 49431 Mason County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 55.645', W 86° 26.739'

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For generations of Ludington residents, the statue of the "Boy and Girl Under the Umbrella" was the center piece of the City Park.

The statue, made entirely of a cast metal, originally had been positioned on the front lawn of the James Foley residence now, Manor House on the corner of Ludington and Washington Avenues. A city alderman in 1890, talked Foley into giving the statue to the City Park and there it stayed until 1976.

Vandals made the statue unpresentable until George Peterson Sr., a longtime member of the Historical Society's Board of Directors, volunteered to restore it. After two months, eleven colors of paint, and the help of his wife Janette, the "Boy and Girl" were ready to provide beauty to White Pine Village. The umbrella was restored by DeWayne Skoog of Skoog Heating & Sheet Metal.
HM NumberHM20TN
Placed ByMason County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 7:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 544498 N 4863960
Decimal Degrees43.92741667, -86.44565000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 55.645', W 86° 26.739'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 55' 38.7" N, 86° 26' 44.34" W
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Area Code(s)231
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1601-1799 S Lakeshore Dr, Ludington MI 49431, US
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