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Kansas City Scout

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Riding bareback with his horse perched on a rocky pedestal is the Kansas City Scout - a Sioux Indian memorialized in bronze. The detail of the statue is incredible - Cyrus Dallin sculpted every muscle and lock of hair with painstaking accuracy and precision. He sits with a ruler-straight back, a hand positioned like a visor over his eyes looking out over what would have been plains a hundred years ago. The 10-foot-tall statue took Dallin five years to finish and it was first exhibited in San Francisco in 1915.

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The Scout
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May 16, 2021
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July 2021
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The view of Kansas City is incredible from the hill top!!
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Holy hell, this was not easy to find. GPS is really no help, so here’s a tip: At the intersection of 31st St and Penn St (not Penn Drive), go north on Penn St and park beside the Penn Valley Park tennis courts.