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Stockade’s famed Indian taking a brief vacation

Lawrence to have 125-year-old pedestal restored

Lawrence the Indian stands tall in Schenectady's Historic Stockade Section at the circle of Front, Ferry and Green streets Tuesday.
Lawrence the Indian stands tall in Schenectady's Historic Stockade Section at the circle of Front, Ferry and Green streets Tuesday.
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Don’t panic, but Lawrence the Indian won’t be standing watch in the Stockade today. At noon, Legere Restorations will carefully ease Lawrence off his cast-iron pedestal and carry him away. “We’re abducting him,” partner Ray Legere said cheerfully. Then Legere will restore the pedestal, which is showing signs of wear after 125 years. Lawrence should be back in place in seven to 10 days. The difficult part is moving the statue, which has come to ...

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dagiacalone
May 2, 2012
3:43 p.m.

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See photos of Lawrence's removal at
http://tinyurl.com/LawrenceMoved

mstreb
May 3, 2012
9:11 a.m.

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Really? "Indian," really?

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