Kansas City, Missouri: Buffalo Skeleton

Bronze by artist Marc Swanson of a skeleton walking the streets of Kansas City is named the "Descent of Civilization (Bison Memorial)."
Address:
9th St., Kansas City, MO
Directions:
In the downtown area of Kansas City on the North East corner below the sundial. 9th Street and Broadway Blvd.
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Buffalo skeleton. Buffalo Skeleton

A life-size bronze American Buffalo skeleton now graces this busy corner in downtown Kansas City that previously was notable for a large wall mounted sundial. This recent addition titled "Descent of Civilization (Bison Memorial)" was created by artist Marc Swanson (2010) in memory of the demise of this once noble beast that ruled the Plains.

[Phil Pasquini, 01/12/2012]

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