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Balto Statue

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Balto Statue

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East Drive at 67th Street, New York City, NY 10024
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68th St – Hunter CollegeNew York City Subway4 min
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Meg_Meg_Marie wrote a review Jan. 2020
Huntersville, North Carolina154 contributions84 helpful votes
I think we all know by now that this statue should be of Togo. Togo ran 261 miles of the Great Race of Mercy as a sole lead dog of his team while Balto only ran the last 55 miles with a co-lead named Fox. With that being said, this statue is easy to find, and still really cool to see. It's amazing to think what these dogs are capable of, and how many people would have died if it wasn't for them.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Annaline wrote a review Dec. 2019
Park Ridge, Illinois7,066 contributions483 helpful votes
At evening hours you only know that this statue is a little bit different than all others around because of crowds with usually gathering around. Poorly lit at night. Plaques are not readable at evening
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Date of experience: December 2019
2 Helpful votes
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LMJST wrote a review Aug. 2019
Leonardtown, MD291 contributions172 helpful votes
My granddaughters always loved the movie Balto, watched it over and over again. And so, when we went to the Central Park Zoo last week as part of a 5 day trip to Manhattan, I reminded them that the statue would be close by. Here they are, now 16 years old (twins), and still they were thrilled to see THE statue from their beloved childhood movie. Brought a smile to my face (and a great wish to turn back time and have my little toddler granddaughters back, even for just a day!). This visit will now be a new favorite memory...
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Adam B wrote a review Jul. 2019
Cebu City, Philippines1,183 contributions265 helpful votes
The Balto Statue is located within Central Park and is pretty easy to find with the help of most online maps. It's a nice tribute to a Siberian Husky that trekked for hundreds of miles in freezing temperatures to deliver the diphtheria vaccine to fight the outbreak in Alaska. Definitely worth a visit if going to Central Park.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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KC Gypsy Explorer wrote a review Jul. 2019
Crawfordville, Florida1,359 contributions165 helpful votes
My grandaughter loved the Balto Statue. It is pretty large and sits on a small hill of rocks that the kids can climb on. Lots of kids were getting their photos taken.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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