Recording Angel

Photographed June 27, 2015
Waupun, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
43.63883,-88.729781 (cemetery entrance)
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 This statue known as the
Recording Angel
sculpted by Laredo Taft
has been placed on the
by the United States Dept.
of the Interior

The statue located at Forest Mound Cemetery on southbound North Madison Street / County Highway M, south of its intersection with East Spring Street, near 439 North Madison Street, Waupun, Wisconsin 53963.

Once inside the cemetery, follow the main road to the left. There is no way you can miss this statue -- it's huge, and visible from just about all points in the cemetery. 

Shaler commissioned this angel in honor of his beloved wife, Blanche Bancroft Shaler, after her death. Recording Angel is the work of Lorado Taft, one of America's foremost sculptors.
(download the PDF)

Wikipedia: Lorado Taft

National Register of Historic Places: Wisconsin: Fond du Lac County.

These markers / monuments are also at this location:

 Signage leading to the Recording Angel sculpture, 
at the Madison Street entrance to Forest Mound Cemetery.

Madison Street entrance to Forest Mound Cemetery.

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