WELCOME to the “Hermon A. MacNeil” — Virtual Gallery & Museum !

~ This Gallery celebrates Hermon Atkins MacNeil,  of the Beaux Arts School American classic sculptor of Native images and American history.  ~ World’s Fairs, statues, monuments, coins, and more… ~ Hot-links ( lower right) lead to works by Hermon A. MacNeil.   ~ Over 200 of stories & 2,000 photos form this virtual MacNeil Gallery stretching east to west  New York to New Mexico ~ Oregon to S. Carolina.   ~ 2021 marks the 155th Anniversary of Hermon MacNeil’s birth. ~~Do you WALK or DRIVE by MacNeil sculptures DAILY!   ~~ CHECK it OUT!

DO YOU walk by MacNeil Statues and NOT KNOW IT ???


James E. Haas: Author & Historian of College Point

James E. Haas,  recent biographer of Hermon MacNeil, is a “fifth generation College Pointer.”

About the Author

James E. Haas is a fifth generation College Pointer and a graduate of St. John’s University in Jamaica, NY. He has written ten books, three on subjects related to the history of College Point. With a Masters Degree in Religious Education, Haas has written widely on church-related subjects, liturgy and prayer with and for children as well as religious education.


The biography has received glowing comments such as these from Andrew Walker:

James E. Haas tells a compelling story of a sculptor who made a tremendous, but underappreciated impact on the American cultural scene during his lifetime.
The level of research is clearly a compassionate focus in a conventional biographical approach.  MacNeil is not a Rodin or a Picasso where drama dictates his biography.  Rather, his story reaches heights of dramatic impact in those decisions and efforts that charted the nations priorities and challenges. 
At times, this dramatic arc of MacNeil’s artistic activity is deeply connected to broader social and cultural life during times of change.  MacNeil’s life after his experiences in the early 20th century continued as an expected life of a committed artist, and this biography does justice to his contributions, and his artistic achievement.
     Andrew Walker — Director, Amon Carter Museum of American Art. — Fort Worth, TX
This volume on Hermon MacNeil is the 5th history Haas’ has authored about College Point. it any surprise that he has published 5 books of
All of his works have accomplished the following:
  • focused on the history of College Point, Queens, New York City;
  • documented the lives of the heroes who lived there.
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Here is ONE place to go to see sculpture of Hermon A. MacNeil & his students. Located in cities from east to west coast, found indoors and out, public and private, these creations point us toward the history and values that root Americans.

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1. Take digital photos of the work from all angles, including setting.
2. Take close up photos of details that you like
3. Look for MacNeil’s signature. Photograph it too! See examples above.
4. Please, include a photo of you & others beside the work.
5. Tell your story of adventure. It adds personal interest.
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