Kansas City, Missouri: Missasoit, Great Sachem of the Wampanoags

While you're in Kansas City, visit a statue of an underdressed New England Wampanoag, "Friend and Protector of the Pilgrims."

Address:
1 E. 47th St., Kansas City, MO
Directions:
On the southeast corner of Main St. and 47th St./Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd.
Admission:
Free.
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Missasoit, Great Sachem of the Wampanoags.

Missasoit, Great Sachem of the Wampanoags

Difficult to get to the statue, due to construction. There is a lot of art in this area. Plan to park and walk around.

[Judy Ramsey, 07/29/2021]

Statue of Massasoit.

Missasoit, Great Sachem of the Wampanoags

A life size bronze statue of Massasoit: Great Sachem of the Wampanoag is located in downtown Kansas City.

[girlkrug, 07/06/2008]

Why a statue of a New England Wampanoag is in Kansas City is a mystery to us.


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