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The York Memorial Project

York, William Clark's slave, was a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition. He was the only expedition member to not gain financially upon returning East as he was still a slave. Clark would not set him free.

Full-size clay model before it is turned into a bronze sculpture
by artist Alison Saar

“I have been intrigued by the motto ‘Art Heals.’ I am constantly wondering if…this is true. I don’t think that art can right all wrongs, obviously, but I am convinced that it can help.”

~ Linda Tesner, Director of the Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art
Committee Chair: The York Memorial Project

(The York Memorial Project was conceived by Charles Neal, one of the HDDC Founders, when he was attending Lewis and Clark College.)

Statue to be unveiled May 8, 2010
10:00 am
Lewis & Clark Campus, Portland

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