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Good Samaritan Returns Statue Head

The headless statue stands at the entrance to Browne’s Addition on Wednesday. (Photo: Dan Pelle)

A Good Samaritan who said she snatched a wobbly head off a statue of Anna Browne, the namesake of Browne’s Addition, prompted several hours of searching in the neighborhood Wednesday before the mystery was solved. The neighborhood council first reported the head missing around noon. Around 5 p.m., Karen Mobley, the city’s former arts director, received a call from a “very nice lady” who lives near the statue. “She and her husband detached it because it was bent,” Mobley said. “She was concerned about it and didn’t want to leave it for someone else to take. She just didn’t get around to call anyone.” The woman who found it does not want to be interviewed, Mobley said, and it’s unclear whether the head had been vandalized before the woman took it. But Mobley said she believes the woman and hopes to have the head restored in a few days/Daniel Moore, SR. More here. (Inset Photo: Karen Mobley, program contractor for Spokane Arts, secures the missing statue head Wednesday)

Question: Do you have a favorite statue?


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