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



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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