Duke Ellington Memorial by Robert Graham is one of Central Park Monuments & Memorials Tour.

1. Duke Ellington Memorial by Robert Graham

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Öffentliches Kunstwerk · Central Park · 5 Avenue A (Duke Ellington Circle), New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: This statue of the iconic jazz composer, pianist and band leader, who died in 1974, was sculpted by Robert Graham and dedicated in 1997.

2. Columbus Statue

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Skulpturengarten · Central Park · Central Park (The Mall), New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: Dedicated in 1894, this statue depicts the explorer whose trans-Atlantic trips, starting in 1492, helped lead to European colonization of the Americas.

King Jagiello / Poland Monument is one of Central Park Monuments & Memorials Tour.

3. King Jagiello / Poland Monument

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Denkmal / Wahrzeichen · Central Park · East Dr. (79th St.), New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: Located in Central Park since 1945, this statue depicts Wladyslaw Jagiello (1362-1434), the king of Poland and grand duke of Lithuania.

Alice in Wonderland Statue is one of Central Park Monuments & Memorials Tour.

4. Alice in Wonderland Statue

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Skulptur im Freien · Central Park · Central Park (at 5th Ave), New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: Created in 1959 by Jose de Creeft (1884-1982), this bronze sculpture features characters from the 1865 Lewis Carroll story‚ "Alice in Wonderland."

General Jose Marti Monument is one of Central Park Monuments & Memorials Tour.

5. General Jose Marti Monument

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Denkmal / Wahrzeichen · Central Park · 200 Central Park S, New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: Unveiled in 1965, this bronze statue pays tribute to the Cuban author and activist, who died in 1895 fighting for his homeland‚'s liberation from Spain.

U.S.S. Maine National Monument is one of Central Park Monuments & Memorials Tour.

6. U.S.S. Maine National Monument

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Denkmal / Wahrzeichen · Central Park · Columbus Cir, New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: Dedicated in 1913, this is a tribute to the more than 260 Americans who died when the battleship Maine exploded in the Havana, Cuba, harbor in 1898.

William Shakespeare Statue is one of Central Park Monuments & Memorials Tour.

7. William Shakespeare Statue

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Skulptur im Freien · Central Park · 65th St. Transverse Rd., New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: Unveiled in 1872, this statue by John Quincy Adams Ward pays tribute to one of the world's most famous playwrights, who lived from 1564 to 1616.

Simon Bolivar Statue is one of Central Park Monuments & Memorials Tour.

8. Simon Bolivar Statue

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Öffentliches Kunstwerk · Central Park · Central Park South, New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: Dedicated in 1921, this statue depicts the 19th century, Venezuela-born general who has been referred to as the "George Washington of South America."

Bethesda Fountain is one of Central Park Monuments & Memorials Tour.

9. Bethesda Fountain

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Skulpturengarten · Central Park · Terrace Dr (at Central Park), New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: Designed by Emma Stebbins and dedicated in 1873, this fountain was the only sculpture commissioned as part of Central Park’s original design. Its official name is “Angel of the Waters.”

Alexander Hamilton Statue is one of Central Park Monuments & Memorials Tour.

10. Alexander Hamilton Statue

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Skulpturengarten · Central Park · Central Park (at E 83rd St.), New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: This granite statue of Hamilton, a Founding Father and co-author of the Federalist Papers, was donated by his grandson in 1880.

11. Strawberry Fields

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Skulptur im Freien · Central Park · Central Park West (at W 72nd St), New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: Dedicated in 1985, this 2.5-acre area of the park is a memorial to musician John Lennon, who was murdered nearby on December 8, 1980.

Balto Statue is one of Central Park Monuments & Memorials Tour.

12. Balto Statue

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Skulptur im Freien · Central Park · East Dr. (65th St.), New York City, NY

HISTORYHISTORY: This life-size sculpture of Balto, the Alaskan sled dog hero of 1925, was created by Brooklyn artist Frederick George Richard Roth.