Embodiment of Agriculture

Location: Montpelier
Tag(s): Art and Culture
Historical Category: Government History
Video Date: 10/24/19

The first Ceres statue, known as the Embodiment of Agriculture, topped the state house in 1859 to represent Vermont's celebration of Agriculture. Larkin Goldsmith Mead was hired to design the statue, although it was executed by someone else. It topped the statehouse until the 1930s.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 (www.mychamplainvalley.com) and the Vermont Historical Society.

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