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The Rosa Parks bronze statue weighs 600 pounds and the granite pedestal, partially hollowed out inside, weighs 2,100 pounds. The pedestal is made of Raven Black granite and inscribed simply with her name and life dates, “Rosa Parks/1913–2005.
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Art by State: West Virginia

Art by State: West Virginia

The listing below groups art, artists and architectural elements by state. This list is a work in progress and is not comprehensive. Select a state from the list to learn more about the elements from that state:

Art by State: West Virginia

West Virginia
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Francis Harrison Pierpont (Governor, “Father of West Virginia”)

Statue

John E. Kenna (Representative, Senator)

State Seal

plaster relief

Last Updated: November 02, 2012