New Albany, Indiana: Head-Butting Buffalo

Two buffalo, sculpted out of limestone, are about to head-butt each other on the Buffalo Trace that once ran through this spot.

Address:
50 Daisy Summit St., New Albany, IN
Directions:
Northwest of town. I-265 exit 1. Turn east onto State St., then turn right at the first stoplight onto Daisy Lane. Drive uphill. You'll soon see the buffalo on the right.
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Head-Butting Buffalo.

Head-Butting Buffalo

Park on the street -- not heavily trafficked, but there isn't much room, so be careful.

[Stephen Francia, 10/05/2021]

Head-Butting Buffalo.

Concrete Buffalo

Large concrete buffalo denote the Buffalo Trace between the Illinois prairies and the Kentucky salt licks.

[Jeff Foushee, 01/16/2021]

Sculpted in 2018 by locals David Ruckman and Pat Kelley out of two 16-ton slabs of Indiana limestone. The Trace apparently wasn't wide enough to accommodate the head-butting buffalo, named Tatonka East and Tatonka West.


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