Sovereign Wings

October 30, 2018

 

 

 

Location:  Anita B. Gorman Park, NE Vivion Road and N Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO

 

Owner:  City of Kansas City, Missouri

 

Artist:  Sandy Scott

 

Site:  WSKF Architects

 

Dates:  October 30, 2005

 

Medium:  Bronze, granite, limestone, brick

 

Description:

AKA The Clay County Veterans Memorial

 

A bronze sculpture of a bald eagle sits on a segmental limestone pedestal surrounded by a limestone wall with vertical granite slabs.  The granite slabs are inscribed with the names of over 400 veterans fro Clay County killed in action since the Civil War.  Names are added as necessary.  Engraved bricks in the pavement display the names of other service personnel and/or donors who contributed to the construction of the memorial.

 

The Clay County Veterans Memorial Committee raised private funds to build the memorial and manages the maintenance of it.  The memorial is located in Anita B. Gorman Park, east of the Northland Fountain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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