Kingfisher, Oklahoma: Ambassador of the Plains

Bronze equestrian statue of trader and trail blazer Jesse Chisholm holding a peace pipe.

Address:
105 N. Main St., Kingfisher, OK
Directions:
Downtown, on the northeast corner of US-81/N. Main St. and OK-33/E. Broadway Ave.
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Ambassador of the Plains.

Ambassador of the Plains

There's an impressive sculpture of Jesse Chisholm as "Ambassador of the Plains" at the intersection of Hwy 81 and Hwy 33 in downtown Kingfisher.

[AM DeHart, 04/21/2020]

Jesse Chisholm was a literal trail blazer, interpreter, and peacemaker who set up trading posts in the Great Plains and elsewhere. He died in Oklahoma of food poisoning.

Ambassador of the Plains.

Ambassador of the Plains

A statue of Jesse Chisholm stands atop a building on the corner of Hwy 81 and Broadway. He's on a horse, and the words on the building state he was the "Ambassador of the Plains." He set up trading posts in these parts.

[Rose Howe, 11/12/2019]

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