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Great Northern Park and Rollo statue, Fargo, N.D.
Great Northern Park and Rollo statue, Fargo, N.D.
TitleGreat Northern Park and Rollo statue, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1912 and 1930
DescriptionA statue of Rollo is visible in the foreground, and the Great Northern Railroad depot with clock tower are visible in the background. One passenger car is visible on the railroad tracks, and a small patch of grass and flowerbeds are parked around the Rollo statue.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectStatues and monuments
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad stations
Sculpture
Railroad cars
Gardens
Parks
Postcards
Personal NameRollo, Duke of Normandy, ca. 860-ca. 932
Organization NameGreat Northern Depot (Fargo, N.D.)
Great Northern Railway Company (U.S.)
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
1920-1929
Item NumberB0717A
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Transcription"Great Northern Park and Rollo statue, Fargo, N.D."--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Rollo statue in Fargo was dedicated in July 1912 and was originally located west of the Great Northern Depot on Broadway. The statue is now located in a park across from Elim Lutheran Church in Fargo.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0717A)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0717A
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