Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Kansas City & The Scout

I ended up in Kansas City, Missouri, earlier this week. I remembered that I had this beautiful view of the KC skyline on a postcard.

 I decided to track it down in person....

...And I found it!

The rainy weather cleared up just in time for this gorgeous view!

A little info on the statue:

Official name:The Scout
Height: 10+ feet (3+ m)
Sculptor: Cyrus E. Dallin
Depicts: A Sioux Indian on horseback surveying the landscape.
Timeline: Conceived & sculpted in 1910; exhibited in San Francisco, CA, in 1915; Officially dedicated in Kansas City, as a permanent memorial to local Native Americans, in 1922.

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