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Corps of Discovery Sculpture in Case Park

Corps of Discovery Sculpture in Case Park

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Case Park is open daily from 5am to midnight
816.513.7500
Admission to Case Park is free
lat: 39.1034649 long: -94.5930775

When Lewis and Clark stopped on a bluff overlooking the Missouri and Kansas Rivers, they made a note that the site provided a “commanding situation for a fort.”

Today on the bluff at the western edge of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, you’ll find Case Park where this statue stands to honor the Corps’ visit in mid-September 1806. Created by sculpture Eugene Daub, “Corps of Discovery” features the two Captains, York, Sacagawea holding Jean Baptiste, and Seaman. Created of bronze and granite, it stands 21 feet tall and about 18 feet wide. It was dedicated in April 2000.

This scenic phot spot offers visitors the chance to relax and enjoy a nice respite within the heart of Kansas City, giving visitors

Offering visitors both a scenic overlook of Kansas City and the beautiful Missouri River, the Corps of Discovery Sculpture brings an opportunity for respite and contemplation in the heart of one of the Midwest’s great cities.

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