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Ask the Times: Statues of presidents made of marble
The statues of 21 U.S. presidents at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center in downtown Gainesville are made of marble. They were carved in Asia. - photo by Clark Leonard
What do those big white statues in Gainesville by the downtown square consist of? Located at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center, the statutes of 21 United States presidents are made of marble, said Scott Wiley, vice president of operations at Memorial Park Funeral Home. Wiley said the statues were carved in Asia.