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The Crossing of Historic American Trails, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Memorial Art Company  Search this
Marker: white granite; Base: white granite
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Hillsboro Historical Society 501 South Ash Street Hillsboro Kansas 67063
Dedicated 1976
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Kansas survey, 1995.
Image on file.
(On brass plaque, proper left base of marker:) Memorial Art Co., Salina, Abilene, Hutchinson (On front face of marker:) THE CROSSING OF/HISTORIC AMERICAN/TRAILS/CHISHOLM TRAIL/1867-1871/OLD SANTA FE TRAIL/1822-1871 Founder's mark appears.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
A granite marker with a rounded top. Engraved on the front face of the marker near the top is a Kansas sunflower. Below the flower, also engraved, is a scene of a covered wagon being pulled by a team of horses. A man is leading the team. On the lower half of the front face of the marker, the head of a longhorn steer is engraved. The marker rests on a low granite base.
History--United States--Westward Expansion  Search this
Object--Flower--Sunflower  Search this
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Wagon  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Control number:
IAS KS000600
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums