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Marche de Galvez, 1980
Marche de Galvez, 1980

Bronze relief sculpture by Frank Hayden commemorating the "Marche de Galvez". Created to celebrate the Baton Rouge Bicentennial celebration in 1976, imbedded within the sculpture is the poem "La prise du morne du Baton Rouge par Monseigneur de Galvez" by Julien Poydras.

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Frank Hayden was commisioned to create the Oliver Pollock monument in Bernardo de Galvez Plaza near the Louisiana’s Old State Capitol. Pollock was an agent of the Continental Congress stationed in New Orleans at the end of the American Revolution. He also served as Bernardo de Galvez’s aide-de-camp during the Spanish campaign against the British in 1779, and he is credited with inventing the dollar sign.

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Frank Hayden

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Marche de Galvez, 1980
Marche de Galvez, 1980

Bronze relief sculpture by Frank Hayden commemorating the "Marche de Galvez". Created to celebrate the Baton Rouge Bicentennial celebration in 1976, imbedded within the sculpture is the poem "La prise du morne du Baton Rouge par Monseigneur de Galvez" by Julien Poydras.

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