Heritage (sculpture)

Coordinates: 38°53′32″N 77°01′24″W / 38.892305°N 77.023231°W / 38.892305; -77.023231
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The sculpture in 2010
ArtistJames Earle Fraser
Year1935 (1935)
LocationWashington, D.C., United States
Coordinates38°53′32″N 77°01′24″W / 38.892305°N 77.023231°W / 38.892305; -77.023231

Heritage is an outdoor 1935 sculpture by American artist James Earle Fraser, installed in front of the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C., United States. Heritage is a companion piece to Guardianship.

The National Archives Foundation's Heritage Award, which recognizes "individuals, corporations, and organizations whose deeds are consistent with the Foundation's mission of educating, enriching, and inspiring a deeper appreciation of our country's heritage", is named after the sculpture.[1]

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  1. ^ "Achievement and Heritage Awards". National Archives Foundation. Retrieved October 10, 2015.

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