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We received several dozen correct calls and emails identifying the metal butterfly sculpture in front of the Whitman Memorial Library in Bryant Pond Village in Woodstock. In the background is the town garage.Our winner,Denise Swan of Greenwood, not only  recognized the location, but knew that the artist was master metal artist Gil Whitman,a descendant of Alanson and Eleanor Whitman,who left money in their will for the library to be built in 1910. Just around the corner is the more visible and famous“World’s largest crank telephone” sculpture that he also created.

We received several dozen correct calls and emails identifying the metal butterfly sculpture in front of the Whitman Memorial Library in Bryant Pond Village in Woodstock. In the background is the town garage.Our winner,Denise Swan of Greenwood, not only recognized the location, but knew that the artist was master metal artist Gil Whitman,a descendant of Alanson and Eleanor Whitman,who left money in their will for the library to be built in 1910. Just around the corner is the more visible and famous“World’s largest crank telephone” sculpture that he also created.