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Misty - Lexington, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys
N 38° 09.011 W 084° 31.286
16S E 717182 N 4225381
Quick Description: Statue of the pony Misty, made famous by the childern's classic book, Misty of Chincoteague and others by famed children's author Marguerite Henry.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 9/18/2011 4:48:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMCKWQ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 5

Long Description:
Misty was foaled on Chincoteague Island in 1946 and was bought by famed children's author Marguerite Henry who based a series of children's book on the pony. This statue is one of two identical statues unveiled in 1997, the other on Chincoteague Island. Here Misty is being frisky with a chicken on one side of her and a duck taking flight on the other side. A time capsule to be opened in 2046, the 100th anniversary of Misty's foaling is nearby.
Type of Memorial: statue

Type of Animal: other

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