The Chinese Pioneers

February 5, 2017

Location:  Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 8909 W 179th Street, Overland Park

 

Owner:  City of Overland Park

 

Artist:  Yang Xuejun

 

Dates:  Installed November 2011


Medium:  Bronze, iron and steel

 

Description:

The sculpture honors the Chinese pioneers who came to America and through their hard work and dreams of a better life helped build the Pacific Railroad system that dramatically changed the economic development and westward expansion of the United States.

 

This sculpture is part of the International Sculpture Garden at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.

 

 

 

 

 

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