Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Dinosaur, Cowgirl, Lizard, Raccoon

Colorful sculptures of iconic Oklahoma figures stand outside a library, including Oklahoma's first American cowgirl and a dinosaur wearing tennis shoes.

Patience S. Latting Northwest Library

Address:
5600 NW 122nd St., Oklahoma City, OK
Directions:
Patience S. Latting Northwest Library. Northwest edge of the city. On the south side of NW 122nd St. just east of N. MacArthur Blvd.
Phone:
405-606-3580
Admission:
Free
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Oklahoma's first cowgirl.

Dinosaur, Cowgirl, Lizard, Raccoon

Who knew you could find things like this at the library?

[Denise And Bob, 06/06/2014]

Lizard.

OK Icons: Dinosaur, Cowgirl, Lizard, Raccoon

Large sculptures of Lucille Mulhall, a rodeo performer at the turn of the 20th century (and the first American cowgirl from Oklahoma); a raccoon (Oklahoma's official fur-bearing animal); a collared lizard (Oklahoma's official reptile); and a saurophaganax (Oklahoma's official fossil).

[Solomon Bassoff, 12/07/2012]

Unveiled in 2012, the colorful sculptures, created by Solomon Bassoff, stand outside the Patience S. Latting Northwest Library. The cowgirl carries books, the raccoon schleps a backpack, the lizard has mosaic glass skin, and the saurophaganax dinosaur wears tennis shoes.

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