La Crosse Players

Artist: Elmer Peterson
Location: Main Street, Civic Plaza

Welded COR-TEN steel, life-size Native American figures engage in the game played on the prairie in this vicinity and for which La Crosse is said to be named.  Elmer Peterson is best known for his sculpture “World’s Largest Buffalo” in Jamestown North Dakota.  La Crosse has more public works of art by Elmer than any other artist.  He led the downtown La Crosse Sculpture Project committee.  This artist’s sculptures can be found throughout the city and inside the Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center as well as hanging from the Good Shepard Lutheran Church (Good Shepard Statue).

 

Civic Plaza

Hixon Memorial

Hixon Memorial

Confluence

Confluence

Boy with Butterfly

Boy with Butterfly

Mary of the Angels Chapel

Mary of the Angels Chapel

The Four Muses

The Four Muses

Invitation to Imagination – Sculpture

Invitation to Imagination – Sculpture

Adolf and Helga Gundersen

Adolf and Helga Gundersen

Veterans Memorial Field Eagle – Sculpture

Veterans Memorial Field Eagle – Sculpture

Ellen Hixon

Ellen Hixon

Dancing Clare

Dancing Clare

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Eagle Landmark – Sculpture

Eagle Landmark – Sculpture

An Educator’s Tools – Sculpture

An Educator’s Tools – Sculpture

Herons of La Crosse Sculptures

Herons of La Crosse Sculptures

Anidonts

Anidonts

King Gambrinus

King Gambrinus

Reflections

Reflections

Family – Sculpture

Family – Sculpture

The La Crosse Players

The La Crosse Players

Le Pineau – Sculpture

Le Pineau – Sculpture

A Simpler Time

A Simpler Time

Lyra

Lyra

Ribbon V – Sculpture

Ribbon V – Sculpture

Fledgling – Sculpture

Fledgling – Sculpture

Harmony and Peace

Harmony and Peace

Dancing Francis

Dancing Francis

Hiawatha

Hiawatha

Dancers – Sculpture

Dancers – Sculpture

Gideon Hixon

Gideon Hixon

Water Over the Dam

Water Over the Dam