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Good Earth State Park to Unveil “Peace” Statue





PIERRE, S.D. – Good Earth State Park near Sioux Falls will unveil the statue “Peace” on Sunday, May 20, at 2 p.m. CT. The unveiling takes place one year after the opening of the Good Earth Visitor Center.

Sculptor Dan Jones will present his statue featuring a life-sized man and woman holding a pipe, which symbolizes peace. The statue stands ten feet tall.

Jones is the former chairman of the Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma and was appointed by Gov. Brad Henry of Oklahoma as Vice Chairman of the Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission.

This weekend is South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ Open House Weekend, which waives park entrance fees and allows free fishing for all.

For more information, contact Good Earth State Park at 605.213.1036.

-GFP-