Susan Geissler, Morgan Lewis and Mayor Terry Collesano.
Fri, Jun 15th 2018 08:30 pm
Statue in International Peace Garden
The man for whom Lewiston was named received his own monument on Thursday, as the Village of Lewiston officially unwrapped the Morgan Lewis bust inside the International Peace Garden. Acclaimed sculptor Susan Geissler created the artwork - her third monument in Lewiston, joining the Tuscarora Heroes (Center Street) and Freedom Crossing (Water Street).
Mayor Terry Collesano emceed the event. The Rev. Monsignor David LiPuma offered prayers, and Old Fort Niagara soldiers were on hand.
Town of Lewiston Councilman Bill Geiben explained the monument was funded by Niagara River Greenway monies. (Photos by Joshua Maloni)
Watch ceremony highlights in the video below.
VIDEO: CEREMONY HIGHLIGHTS