I got this Indian woman . . .

© Photographed June 4, 2017
Phillips, Price County, Wisconsin
45.671471,-90.39101 (entrance to the park)
Fred Smith's text, originally encased in the concrete frame on the side
of the sculpture, has been lost. In a 1975 interview, Smith told
Chicago artists Steve Beal and Jim Zanzi:

"I got this Indian woman in the park
y'know, Sacajawea. She been on the
Mississippi River. She been in there
3 years with Lewis and Clark. Then she
took 'em up and went to the Rocky
Mountains. She was with Lewis and Clark
all winter long. The woman didn't need
no compass. She was the one that opened
up the whole country. That's why I got
so many Indians here. I like Indians
because they're damn smart people."

The statue and marker are located on the grounds of Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park, located on northbound Wisconsin Highway 13, at N8236 Wisconsin 13, Phillips, Wisconsin 54555.





Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete County Park
is located in Phillips, Wisconsin.

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