CL Nature Center Totem Pole - Crystal Lake, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member renzotobias
N 42° 15.013 W 088° 18.980
16T E 391411 N 4678397
Quick Description: Totem pole at the nature center.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 1/7/2022 12:54:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM15H9H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
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Long Description:
Erected 1999. Carved by Maurice Norman of Crystal Lake. Was a western red cedar telephone pole for 30 years prior to becoming art. Top to bottom: thunderbird, pelican, owl, fox, beaver, bear w/fish. Replaced an older totem pole on site that rotted away.

A Chicago Tribune article on the pole: (visit link)
Type of wood carving: Totem pole

Artist's Name: Maurice Norman

Approximate size/height: 20'

Type of wood: western red cedar

Other type: Not listed

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