Have you heard of the ‘Sesquicentennial Legacy Plaza’? Be there TODAY

The phrase ‘Sesquicentennial Legacy Plaza’ is the new name for what’s been called (in various permutations) the Water St. parking lot pedestrian promenade.

I drove by Wed. aft and saw the posters in the new Ames Mill-shaped kiosk.

Sesquicentennial Legacy Plaza Sesquicentennial Legacy Plaza Sesquicentennial Legacy Plaza Harvest sculpture dedication announcement

The description of the Plaza reads in part:

The Sesquicentennial Legacy Plaza, with the sculpture “Harvest” as its centerpeice, commemorates with an enduring  presence Northfield’s sesquicentennial year 2005. Its granite pavers, informative monolith and benches offer a welcoming environment for visitors to the downtown riverfront.

Tonight at 5:30 pm, the dedication ceremony for the ‘Harvest’ sculpture will be held. See the press release in Hayes Scriven’s blog post titled Harvest Sculpture Dedication Thursday. It has all the details, including the speakers.


  1. …some of the ‘granite pavers’ are rainbow gneiss representing Minnesota as far back as 3.5 billion years ago.

    October 16, 2008
  2. Skip Zimmerman said:

    What’s a “lumber million”?

    October 16, 2008
  3. […] granite fixtures have been added to the Harvest sculpture area of the Sesquicentennial Legacy Plaza: one provides a narrative background on the plaza and sculpture. The other is a plain monolith. Is […]

    November 25, 2008

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