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Sculpture dedicated in pioneer city

WASHINGTON CITY, Utah — On May 6, more than 140 years after early pioneers settled this city, current residents dedicated a large bronze bust of George Washington, sculpted by Avard Fairbanks. Quentin Nisson, a descendant of early settlers and a long-time resident of Washington City, gave the dedicatory prayer.

The sculpture now stands prominently in the city, founded on May 7, 1857, by LDS pioneers and named after the first president of the United States.