A replica of Denmark’s The Little Mermaid statue was installed by Earl and Dolores Peterson in 1976, in Denmarket Square, Solvang, California. It is a bronze sculpture and is half the size of the original in Copenhagen.
It sits on a large stone structure, with a reflecting pool.
The city of Solvang is the largest danish settlement in America and has a substantial tourist industry based on its danish heritage. It was founded in 1911 and has over 150 art galleries, restaurants, souvenir shops and other attractions, including a Danish windmill, a Hans Christian Andersen Museum, and many buildings built in old Danish architectural styles.
Find it on, 1693 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463