The Pilgrim: E72
[Unveiled 1885] Sculptor: John Quincy Adams Ward 1830-1910 • USA Gift of The New England Society On the top of a sloped knoll leading to the Conservatory Water
, stands the bronze statue of The Pilgrim, a leading resident of Central Park. This hill is named Pilgrim Hill
after the symbolic figure who commemorates the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock. Mounted on a pedestal styled by Richard Morris Hunt, he is shown in his customary attire with a rifle by his side.