Hays, Kansas: "Monarch of the Plains" Bison Statue

1967 limestone sculpture by artist Pete Felten depicts an American bison, the Monarch of the Plains.
Address:
US Hwy 40, Hays, KS
Directions:
Old Fort Hays parade grounds, southwest of Hays, south side of US Hwy 40/183.
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Monarch of the Plains.

"Monarch of the Plains" Bison Statue

18-ton limestone statue of the American bison, completed in 1967 by artist Pete Felten. Hard to make a buffalo look heroic, and he didn't.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 03/10/2011]

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