"Prairie Village Gateway "

Location: Tomahawk & Mission , Prairie Village, KS

Owner: City of Prairie Village, KS

Artist/Designer: Annabella Campbell

Dates: Installed in 1951; Relocated in 2002

Photo Credit: Judith Burngen

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Prairie Village Gateway

Description:

Pioneer Family was purchased by the J. C. Nichols Company and placed on the street entrance to the east parking lot of the Prairie Village Shopping Center.in 1951  When Highwoods Properties purchased the J. C. Nichols Company, the statue was donated to the City and became part of the fountain at the entrance to the City on Mission and Tomahawk Roads in 2002 . The huge figures of a man, woman and child are a composite of concrete and stone.