6:50 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Winter Preservation For Oregon Black Hawk Statue Resumes

Lorado Taft's "Eternal Indian," a.k.a. The Black Hawk Statue. Note the crumbling elbow.
Credit Guy Stephens / WNIJ

Seasonal wrapping of “The Eternal Indian” statue near Oregon, Ill., will resume within a few days. The century-old statue near Oregon Illinois has been deteriorating for decades. 

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Community Close-Up 2013
6:36 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Oregon Adds Sculptures To Build On Art Tradition

Jenna Dooley/pixlr WNIJ

We continue our occasional series “Community Close-Up” in Oregon, Illinois.  For the past nine years: large sculptures have been popping up around town.  They are part of a decade-long effort to expand the city’s tradition of art.

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