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Catalog Number H2012.0007.0002
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Color photographic print of a read-a-board which reads, "Welcome Keewakwa Abenaki Keenahbeh Thanx you, Peter Toth." The board is referring to the statue that stands in Opechee Park today (carved by Toth). Written on the print, "The Defiant One," which is what the name of the statue translates to in English.

In the background is an automobile , road and some trees, as well as a small building.


"No. 28/671; Date 9/27/84; Subject: Opechee Indian; By Bradley H. Booth, Milwaukee."
Date September, 1984
Title Opechee Indian
Earliest Date 1984
Latest Date 1984
Place North Main Street, Laconia NH
History of Ownership Donor gave image after attending the opening reception for "Re-imagining Captain Jack." Image was originally framed mounted on H2012.7.1. On the back of the frame was a return address label with the information: "F. E. Langston 968 N. Main St. Laconia Nh 03246-2628." Handwritten on the label, "deceased."
Repository from the collection of Laconia Historical & Museum Society, Inc.
People Toth, Peter Wolf
Search Terms Opechee
Opechee Park
Subjects 1980s
Statues
Carving
Trees
Indians of North America
Indian agents
Native Americans
Native peoples
Celebrations
Parks
Tribute
Tribes

Signs
Thankfulness