Wichita, Kansas: Boy and the Boot Statue

A mysterious statue of a lad holding aloft a boot, meant to leak continuously in a fountain. Once stood in Riverside Park, but has been moved indoors for safekeeping and your scrutiny.

Sedgwick County Historic Museum

204 S. Main St., Wichita, KS
Sedgwick County Historic Museum. I-135 exit 5B. Head toward downtown on US Hwy 54. Slight left onto Kellogg Ave., right into Broadway St., left onto William St. to the Old Court House.
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Boy With a Boot

There is a historical museum in what once was the City Hall. The museum features a lot of neat stuff, such as one of a series of old automobiles once built in Wichita, called "The Jones Six." It sort of resembles an old Model "T." Also, there is a "Boy With a Boot" statue/fountain inside the museum, which once stood in Wichita's Riverside Park.

Faces carved in stone, near the building's entrances resemble a fellow who was mayor when the City Hall was built in the 1880s.

[Don Fraysier, 02/24/1999]

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