Clovis, New Mexico: Clovis Man: America's Oldest Inhabitant

Sculpted caveman yanks his spear out of a mammoth he killed over 11,000 years ago. Hello Americans, bye-bye mammoths.

Address:
417 Schepps Blvd, Clovis, NM
Directions:
East edge of town, on the campus of Clovis Community College. From US Hwy 60/Mabry Drive turn north at the McDonald's onto Schepps Blvd. Drive a half-mile. Turn right into the college parking lot. You'll see the statue in front of the large college building.
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Clovis Man.

Statue of America's Oldest Inhabitant

Unassuming statue on the Clovis Community College campus is near where the earliest documented Americans lived and hunted mammoths -- more than 11,000 years ago.

[Kim Wheeler, 01/07/2019]

Clovis Man pulls his spear out of the head of the mammoth he's just killed. Sculpted by Reynaldo Rivera in 1995.


Nearby Offbeat Places

Norman and Vi Petty Rock 'n' Roll MuseumNorman and Vi Petty Rock 'n' Roll Museum, Clovis, NM - 2 mi.
Ancient Bones Dig SiteAncient Bones Dig Site, Portales, NM - 12 mi.
Personal Collection of WindmillsPersonal Collection of Windmills, Portales, NM - 17 mi.
In the region:
Waylon Jennings Museum and Liquor Store, Littlefield, TX - 59 mi.

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