Few People Know The Iconic State Capitol Statue In Minnesota Was Actually Imported From New York

“Progress of the State,” the iconic Minnesota State Capitol statue (often called “The Quadriga”) was not actually made in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. That’s right – not from around here. In fact, a New York foundry executed it and then shipped it to St. Paul in 1906.

If you’re looking for other iconic Minnesota art or landmarks, be sure to check out these historic sites, and leave time for a visit to the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. When you’re near the State Capitol, consider a visit to the historic main branch of the St. Paul Public Library, another architecturally unique building in Minnesota’s capital city.

Have you had a chance to visit the State Capitol and learn about “Progress of the State” or any of the other art in its halls or on its grounds?

Address: Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard., St Paul, MN 55155, USA

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