The seven-story Christ of the Ozarks Statue continues to be one of the most visited attractions in the Ozarks since it was completed in 1966. Standing sixty-seven feet high, the statue overlooks the picturesque Victorian village of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
Interesting facts about the statue include:
– The foundation of the statue required 340 tons of concrete
– Interlaced with steel welded into Magnetic Mountain.
– is made of 24 layers of white mortar on a steel frame.
– It was necessary to build an elevator up the side of the framework, which was completely surrounded by scaffolding during construction.
– The face is approximately 15 feet in height
– The hands from wrist to fingertip measure approximately 7 feet.
– The arm spread from fingertip to fingertip is 65 feet.
– The statue is located on Magnetic Mountain at an altitude of 1,500 feet.