- Giuseppe Mazzini—Overlooking the Meadow and located on a high pedestal, is a statue of Giuseppe Mazzini. He was an Italian patriot and revolutionary. In 1861 he had an immeasurable role in the unification of the Italian liberal movement Risorgimento. The pedestal has the words "Pensiero Ed Azione" which translates to "thought and action"—the name of the newspaper he founded in London 1858.
- The Indian Hunter—This was one of four statues created by American sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward. It is located on the side of Sheep Meadow near the Mall.
- A historical sign can be found at Sheep Meadow, placed there by the Historical Society Monday, Aug 27, 2001.
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“Art is the need to create; but in its essence, immense and universal, it is impatient of working with lame or tied hands, and of making cripples and monsters, such as all pictures and statues are. Nothing less than the creation of man and nature is its end.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“But have you wine and music still,
And statues and a bright-eyed love,
And foolish thoughts of good and ill,
And prayers to them who sit above?”
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“And are not men than they more blind,
Who having eyes yet never find
The bliss in which they move:
Like statues dead
They up and down are carried,
Yet neither see nor love.”
—Thomas Traherne (16361674)