Wickham Stone Park (circa 1969) is a collection of folk art, consisting of over 40 life-size concrete statues of political figures,Indian chiefs, politicians,patriots and religious figures. The park is the lifetime creation of Tennessee folk artist Enoch Tanner(E.T.) Wickham (1883-1970).
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Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Lester Solomon was a contemporary of E.T. who shared similar views about preserving the local wooded areas. This statue was one of the last statues built by E.T. and is the leftmost statue in the previous post.
There is a bit of a whimsical quality about the facial expression which is why I labeled it the whimsical man.