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Richard Henry Dana Jr.

Location: Dana Point
Richard Henry Dana Jr.

   

Richard Henry Dana Jr.

John R. Terken, 1972

This 1972 sculpture by John R. Terken has a view of the ocean and also a view of the Dana Cliffs. Richard Henry Dana Jr. was a seaman, politician, lawyer, and author. He is noted for being a defender of seamen and fujitive slaves. The City of Dana Point is named after him.

He had traveled here (from his home in Massachusetts) and along the California coast in 1834 when the area was still part of Mexico. The plaque on the base of the sculpture reads:

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Medium type: Bronze; Concrete; Marble

Date created: 1972

Dimensions: 9'

Location

Island Way and Dana Drive, Dana Point, CA, 92629

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