Pomona amid Manhattan splendor

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While in New York City, I made a point of tracking down the fountain depicting the Goddess Pomona. It’s just below Central Park in the Grand Army Plaza outside the Plaza Hotel. Ooo-la-la!

It’s a grand location for a grand figure. Tony Fifth Avenue is a few steps to the east. Horse-drawn carriages clip-clop past. In the other half of the plaza across Central Park South, facing the Goddess, is, of all people, General Sherman astride a horse.

The Goddess of Pomona blog had a nice writeup on the Pulitzer Fountain a couple of years back. You can read that here. Wikipedia offers a decent history here. More views of the fountain can be seen here.

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