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Portland Sights

Skidmore Fountain

  • SW Ankeny St. and 1st Ave. Map It
  • Old Town/Chinatown
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Updated 10/28/2014

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This unusually graceful fountain, built in 1888, is the centerpiece of Ankeny Square, a plaza around which the Portland Saturday Market takes place. Two nymphs uphold the brimming basin on top; citizens once quenched their thirst from the spouting lions' heads below, and horses drank from the granite troughs at the base of the fountain.

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SW Ankeny St. and 1st Ave., Historic Skidmore District, Portland, Oregon, 97204, United States

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Updated 10/28/2014

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