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Morgan Hill

WAITING FOR THE TRAIN
BY MARLENE AMERIAN
 
UNVEILED AS PART OF CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS APRIL 29, 2007
 
THIS BRONZE SCULPTURE DEPICTS ONE OF MORGAN MILL'S EARLY FOUNDING FAMILIES,
HIRAM MORGAN HILL, HIS WIFE DIANA AND THEIR DAUGHTER DIANE IN 1898, WHEN THE FIRST
SOUTHERN PACIFIC STATION WAS BUILT.  MANY VISITORS WOULD REQUEST THE TRAIN STOP AT
"MORGAN HILL'S RANCH", WHICH IS HOW MORGAN HILL GOT ITS NAME.
 
THIS STATUE PROVIDES AN HISTORICAL AND ARTISTIC LEGACY FOR OUR COMMUNITY
 
COMMISSIONED BY THE MORGAN HILL COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE
MORGAN HILL CENTENNIAL COMMITTEE AND THE CITY OF MORGAN HILL.
FUNDED BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (MTC)
AND
THE MORGAN HILL REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

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