Georgians have a chance to visit one of the Giant Indian Statues of Peter Wolf Toth in Colquill, Georgia.
Peter Wolf Toth is is a Hungarian-born, humanitarian artist living in Edgwater, Florida. He created a series of giant Indian sculptures called “Trail of the Whispering Giants” honoring Native Americans. His statues are in all 50 states and Canada.
Colquitt is a small city in the southwestern part of Georgia, USA. The Colquitt Town Square Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. One of the Highlights of the Art Scene in Colquitt is Peter Wolf Toth’s Giant Indian sculpture carved in a giant tree and recently (2007) sanded and treated by the artist with a very special wood preservative that would make the statue last for many years. It is located in front of the Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce just off of U.S. Highway 27.
Along the Indian River and adjacent to Mosquito Lagoon in Florida is Edgewater, a small city in Volusia County, and home of Peter Wolf Toth’s Art World Gallery and Home Studio. Located at 102 Arthur Ave off of US-1 visitors enter the artists amazing outdoor working space and museum: Giant sculptures, wood parts with faces finished or still under construction, pieces piled up in a garden leading the visitor immediately into a different world. Peter Wolf Toth is a Smithonian recognized artist. The humanitarian artist stasrted over 40 years ago modelling his Giant Indian statues to honor the Native Americans.
“Each heroic statue chronicles the epic struggle of all men facing injustice, inhumanity and tyranny.”Peter Wolf Toth, Sculptor
PLANNING YOUR VISIT
- Address Museum: Arthur Ave/ US-1, Edgewater, FL 32141
- Address Colquitt Statue: 302 East College Street,
Colquitt, GA 39837
- Phone: (386) 795-0291
- Email pterwtoth(at)yahoo.com