1905Frank, the fire-fighting horse used by Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington for the Joan of Arc statue, arrived in Gloucester.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Notable People, Art

Joan of Arc statue, n.d. Parker & Battersby, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 21106
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On his way from Albany, New York to Gloucester, Frank and his teammate Bill were in a trainwreck. Fortunately, they escaped without major injury. After seeing Frank on the street, Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington visited the station for modeling sessions, feeding Frank sugar lumps for his cooperation. Frank died in 1921 after appearing in the Fourth of July parade with a rider dressed as Joan of Arc.

Gloucester Daily Times. “Model for Joan’s Mount Moved...And Fast.” August 31, 1953. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
Gloucester Daily Times. “Model for Joan’s Mount Moved...And Fast.” August 31, 1953. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
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