Monday’s Monument: The Sphere, New York, New York

Monday’s Monument: The Sphere, New York, New York

The Sphere was commissioned by the owner of the World Trade Center, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, in 1966. Sculptor Fritz Koenig started work in 1967 in his barn in Bavaria, while the WTC was in the planning stages, and finished it four years later in...

AVA TAW Proposal

For many, The American Wanderer (TAW) is the primary linkage with AVA. It has, however, several disadvantages: Expense: Of the $25 collected in annual associate member dues, the TAW consumes approximately 80% of the fee ($20.) Some of the remaining $5 is spent on...
Monday’s Monument: Slave Trade Marker, Camden, New Jersey

Monday’s Monument: Slave Trade Marker, Camden, New Jersey

Dedicated in November 2017, the Slave Trade Marker, located in a small park where the waters of the Delaware River once flowed, is a cast-iron sign proclaiming in large gold letters the weight of America’s original sin: “Enslaved Africans Once Sold Here.” More than...