Hans Christian Andersen - Central Park

Hans Christian Andersen

At the western edge of Conservatory Water is one of the most popular statues in the park – a statue of master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. Created by George Lober and donated to the park in 1956 this statue of the beloved Danish storyteller, along with his famous duckling companion, is the site of a story telling program that delights children every summer.

Children love to crawl into the lap of the legendary children’s author, much to the delight of their camera wielding parents


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