Downtown greets Legends series monuments

First statue unveiled is that of community booster, former Sentinel publisher Walter Walker

Walter Walker carries his 6-year-old son, Preston, on his shoulders in a likeness unveiled Friday by the Legends of the Grand Valley committee, which is raising funds for five downtown statues of community leaders. The Walker statue is by Ridgway artist Michael McCullough.



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Walter Walker carries his 6-year-old son, Preston, on his shoulders in a likeness unveiled Friday by the Legends of the Grand Valley committee, which is raising funds for five downtown statues of community leaders. The Walker statue is by Ridgway artist Michael McCullough.

With a tug and a spin, former Daily Sentinel publisher Walter Walker was unveiled to applause Friday from nearly 200 locals gathered downtown. The sculpture, perched atop a spinning pedestal,…




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