State House - Marble Statues
Placed around the second floor corridors, you will find the heroic statues of military servicemen. These were made in Rome, Italy, by the famous sculptor Giorgio Constanzo. They were purchased by the State in 1945. The statues are made of Italian Carrera marble, each standing on a red-onyx pedestal.
The statues commemorate the end of World War II, and they represent all the people who served this country during that time. There are six of these statues, each one representing a different branch of military service. See if you can find the paratrooper, engineer, plane spotter (anti-aircraft gunner), infantryman, aviator, and Sailor/Marine.