Thomas L. Fawick (1889 - 1978)
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N 43° 32.717 W 096° 43.393
14T E 683929 N 4823888
Quick Description: Thomas L. Fawick, Sioux Falls native and famous inventor gave this repoduction of David to the city and Augustana College.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 5/6/2006 7:37:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMC2H
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Milbank
Views: 40

Long Description:
Thomas L. Fawick was born and raised in Sioux Falls. Early on his genius showed through and at the age of 17 (in 1906) he built a rudimentary two-cylinder auto. At 19 he incorporated his own motor car company and assembled the nation's first four-door automobile, the Fawick Flyer. He left Sioux Falls, became a multi-millionaire and was granted over 200 patents. In 1971 he gave the city and Augustana College this full scale reproduction of David. The original is a Michelangelo masterpiece created in 1504 in Florence, Italy.
Marker Name: Thomas L. Fawick (1889 - 1978)

Marker Type: City

Marker Text:
I stayed in the car, will post picture of DAVID's BUTT.


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