Our Lady of the Rockies
By Parabellum @ 2008-07-30 11:34:48
Our Lady of the Rockies is a 90-foot (27 m) statue of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, that sits atop the Continental Divide overlooking Butte, Montana. It is the United States's largest Madonna.
The statue was built by volunteers using donated materials to honor women everywhere, especially mothers. The base is 8,510 feet above sea level and 3,500 feet above the town. The statue is lit and visible at night.