Monday’s Monument: Cairn of Peace, Peebles, Ohio

Monday’s Monument: Cairn of Peace, Peebles, Ohio

This monument commemorates the 5th World Plowing Match held near Peebles in 1957. The monument, placed by the local Lion’s Club, is an exact replica of a 12th century European plow. Many countries, including Northern Ireland, Sweden, Germany and New Zealand came...
Monday’s Monument: Peace, Earth, Sydney, Australia

Monday’s Monument: Peace, Earth, Sydney, Australia

The Peace Monument, designed by Michael Kitching, is a contemporary sculpture in Bicentennial Park at Homebush Bay. It was commissioned to celebrate the International Year of Peace in 1996. The layout is based on a complex interplay involving the Earth’s axis and the...