Rippawam - Stamford, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chrissyml
N 41° 03.360 W 073° 32.460
18T E 622602 N 4545998
A sculpture in three languages in Stamford, CT
Waymark Code: WM13XYP
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 03/10/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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This sculpture is located on the UCONN Stamford campus but is easily accessible to the public. It is across the street from the Target store at the corner of Broad Street and Franklin Street, downtown Stamford.

"A bronze sculpture is located within a mini-park designed by Jim Sanborn that links Stamford’s past and its future. A walkway edged by massive granite slabs is suggestive of the name given to the city by early indigenous peoples: Rippowam, or “Cliff of Rocks.” The serpentine bronze screen contains a passage from Native American lore in English, the Algonquin language, and the binary “language” of computers."

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Title: Rippawam

Artist: Jim Sanborn

Media (materials) used: Rolled Copper

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): UCONN Stamford Outdoor Park

Date of creation or placement: 1999

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