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Second Mesa Maiden

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Big Blue and a Nighttime Fountain

The bird sculpture in the Fountain Lake is named Big Blue.  It was created by sculptor Don Kenworthy and was donated by Mayor Jerry & Jackie Miles and Councilman Dennis & Judy Brown.

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An All Day Job

Sculptor Rasheas Mukwaira from Zimbabwe created this work, titled An All Day Job.  It was donated in 2009.  See photo of plaque for list of donors.

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Coyote and Key

Sculptor Deon Duncan created this sculpture, titled Coyote and Key.  It was donated in 2012 by Akito and Yuko Masunaga in honor of their son Riku Noah Masunaga.

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Quiet Pursuit

Quiet Pursuit, a sculpture of a bobcat, was created by artist Mike Dwyer.  It was donated in 2013 by Michael and Jeannie McGonigle and families.  (See photo of plaque for details.)

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Infinity Ring

This sculpture is Infinity Ring by Charles Sherman.  It was donated in 2013 by Dwight, Laura, and Lucas Johnson in memory of father and grandfather, Verne C. Johnson.

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Roosevelt – The Conservationist

Artist Dan Snarr created this sculpture depicting Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth president of the United States.  Titled Roosevelt – The Conservationist, this sculpture was donated in 2008 by The Arizona-Dakota Connection and many others; see additional photo below for the complete list of donors.

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Lincoln

This sculpture of Lincoln was created by Mark Lundeen.  It was donated in 2012; see photo of plaque below for a complete donor list.

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Ronald Reagan

Sculptor Mark Lundeen created this likeness of Ronald Reagan.  It was donated in 2013 in the memory of Fred Potenza Jr. by his family.

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Quackers

This sculpture, created by Mike Dwyer, is called Quackers.  It was donated in 2009 by Michael and Jeannie McGonigle with their families, Hammerstone, Kreidel, and McGonigle.

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