Jim Bridger

Location: National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W Pacific Avenue, Independence, MO

Owner: National Frontier Trails Museum

Artist: Tom Beard

Dates: 2004

Medium: Bronze (sculpture), stone (backdrop), concrete (base)


A bronze depiction of Jim Bridger in his role as pioneer and explorer. He stands holding his rifle and he shades his eyes from the sun while looking off into the distance. He is accompanied by his horse. The bronze piece stands in front of a stone stele that has a mountain range incised into it.

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