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Skidmore Fountain

Skidmore Fountain Review

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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  • Address: SW Ankeny St. and 1st Ave., Historic Skidmore District Old Town/Chinatown, Portland, OR 97204 | Map It
  • Location: Old Town/Chinatown
Updated: 05-20-2013

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