Statue of St. Francis of Assisi

333 Laidley Street

This statue stands in the courtyard of St. Francis Hospital and is the work of William D. Hopen, a West Virginia artist from Sutton, WV. Other works of Mr. Hopen include the statue of Booker T. Washington on the State Capitol grounds and “Mother With Children” located at the Mother’s Day Shrine in Grafton, West Virginia.