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1914 by Albert Laessle

Billy Goat

The Billy Goat in Rittenhouse Square. Credit: M. McClellan for GPTMC


A favorite of children as well as many adults, Billy, the small bronze goat, has graced the square since 1919. Sculptor Albert Laessle was born and trained in Philadelphia, and his bronze Penguins resides at the Philadelphia Zoo.

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