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Monuments placed to honour specific occupations from day to day life. These may be dedicated to any occupation except those focusing on military or emergency services (fire, police, etc) but they do not have to be memorial. All entries must feature the human form either as a statue or part of the display piece.
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Occupational MonumentsLa Quebrada Cliff Divers - Acapulco, Mexico

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A monument honoring the professional cliff divers of Acapulco is located to the entrance to the La Quebrada viewing area in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Guerrero, Mexico

date approved: 4/24/2015

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsShepherd - Riehen, BS, Switzerland

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A statue of a shepherd with his dog in a small park in Riehen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 4/24/2015

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsVorar / Raftsman - Podskalí, Praha, CZ

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The statue represents the rafters - representatives of the extinct profession, which had its center in this part of Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/17/2015

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsMemorial to the first tobacco harvest

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A memorial dedicated to the first tobacco harvest in the year 1670

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member virtual.franken

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsLe petit vigneron Alsacien - Colmar, Alsace, France

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The Little Alsatian Winemaker is an early statue by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi. It is located in the southwestern corner of the covered market.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsTribute To The Last Milk Churn - Rouveen NL

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Unknown Farmer who carries the last milk churn located at Kerkplein in Rouveen, The Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Overijssel, Netherlands

date approved: 2/7/2015

last visited: 3/20/2015

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Occupational MonumentsBallet Dancer - Millbank, London, UK

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The statue of a ballet dancer, entitled "Jete", is located on the north west side of Millbank opposite Riverside Gardens. A "jete" is a ballet movement and is being performed by the dancer in the sculpture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/5/2015

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsKneeling Lead Miner - Webb City, Missouri, USA.

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A bronze sculpture of a Kneeling Miner, created by Jack Dawson. The statue commemorates the city's early 20th century history of Lead Mining. Located alongside Route 66, Webb City, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/22/2015

last visited: 3/20/2014

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Occupational MonumentsIndustrial Symphony - Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Industrial Symphony - A bronze sculpture dedicated in 2014 to the many generations of Men & Women who worked in the Tinplate Industry. Located in front of the Furnace Theatre, Llanelli.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: 1/15/2015

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Occupational MonumentsFlamenco Performers Statues - Seville, Spain

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The statues are standing on a balcony of the Casa de la Memoria a flamenco museum and flamenco performance theatre located in Seville, Andalusia, Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsVirginia Memorial - Gettysburg, PA

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The bottom portion of the memorial for Virginia on the Gettysburg National Battlefield shows a group of soldiers who are representative of the occupations that they left to fight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsTown Crier - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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This statue, dedicated to the town criers of Victoria and Vancouver Island, is situated beside Pier B at the Ogden Point terminal in the southwest part of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/25/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsFrom My Waters Comes Bounty, Benson Sculpture Garden - Loveland, CO

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This is an interpretation of a more ancient fisherman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: 3/10/2015

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Occupational MonumentsThe Bell Keepers, Benson Sculpture Garden - Loveland, CO

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This large piece evokes both the physical and spiritual weight of the bell and its importance to the religion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: 3/10/2015

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Occupational MonumentsBozeman Scout, Benson Sculpture Garden - Loveland, CO

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This life-sized piece is highly detailed rendition of a scout in the western North America history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: 3/10/2015

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Occupational MonumentsPotato Man, Benson Sculpture Garden - Loveland, CO

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This life size piece features a hard working potato farmer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsWinning the Iron Shirt - Loveland, CO

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Soaring 25'3" high, this piece is on a busy road adjacent to the cemetery. The topic is brutal, as one man has just killed another for a piece of armor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsDaddy of 'em All - Cheyenne, WY

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This stunning horse and rider is a tribute to the Cheyenne Frontier Days, which claims to be the 'Daddy of 'en All' competitive rodeo. It celebrates the 100th anniversary of the rodeo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsBull Rider - Pueblo, CO

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This life-size bull and rider is found outside the headquarters of the Professional Bull Rider (PBR) headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsBetween Broncs, Benson Sculpture Garden - Loveland, CO

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This cowboy has all the gear, but no horse to ride. Horses are made to buck by using a bucking or flank strap, which causes the bucking along with electric shocks, tail and mane pulling and spurs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsWitch Doctor Riding on a Hyena, Chapungu Sculpture Park - Loveland, CO

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The N'anga (witchdoctor) is a crucial part of village society. This occupation is not European related, but critical to Zimbabwean culture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsTribute to the Roughnecks - Signal Hill, CA

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A large sculpture with an amazing view.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsBrewers - San Jose, CA

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This sculpture is in San Jose's San Jose's Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 12/5/2014

last visited: 11/12/2014

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Occupational MonumentsPlowing Man - San Jose, CA

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This sculpture is in San Jose's San Jose's Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 12/2/2014

last visited: 11/12/2014

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Occupational MonumentsWorkers of York - York Agriculture and Industrial Museum - York, PA

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This statue honors the workers of York who were the ones who made the products that made York famous and prosperous.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/19/2014

last visited: never

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