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The statues are reminders of Helena’s creation story. The city was established as a mining camp after the gold prospectors known as the “Four Georgians” struck gold in 1864.

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Giant 16th-Century ‘Colossus’ Sculpture In Florence, Italy Has Entire Rooms Hidden Inside

Gigantic century sculpture known as Colosso dell’Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus located in the park of Villa Demidoff (just north of Florence, Italy). It was erected in 1580 by Italian sculptor Giambologna Italy). From ☽ La Lune ☾ on Tumblr.

Helena in 75 Objects When Helenans get together for an outdoor community event, one of the most popular venues is the Downtown Walking Mall. The mall was part of a major urban renewal project in 1972. During that time, the city lost 230 historic buildings in the name of improvement, and the walking mall provided a place to incorporate elements salvaged from the lost structures into the city’s future. The city’s downtown, what is now the walking mall, had become a little seedy before the…