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The sculpture group for this memorial, displayed over the Seventh Avenue entrance of the Pennsylvania Railroad Station in New York City, contained a clock in the center of a wreath and two woman figures: one figure depicting day; the other, night.

Eagle Scout Memorial Historic & Dedicatory Monuments of Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri, Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners February, 1987

Location —Gillham Road at 39th Street

Designer —Stone Sculpture—Charles Fallen McKim—(1847–1909)—New York Sculptor

Dedicated —October 6, 1968

Description

Height – 22 feet overall
Length – 39 feet overall
Width – 40 feet overall
Rose granite with bronze plaques

A limestone monument that enframes a wreath, bordered on each side by a woman and an eagle. Within the wreath is the Boy Scout Eagle badge. A pool and two spiral concrete stairways complete memorial.

The sculpture group for this memorial displayed over the Seventh Avenue entrance of the Pennsylvania Railroad Station in New York City contained a clock in the center of a wreath and two woman figures: one figure depicting day; the other, night. In the mid 1960´s the sculpture was donated to Kansas City by the Pennsylvania Railroad when the station was razed.

Charles McKim designed this monumental 22 foot stone sculpture. When the sculpture was relocated in Kansas City, Maurice McMullen, a Kansas City architect, designed the setting for the sculpture and included a fountain to complete the memorial as it stands today. The fountain was made possibly by a gift form the John W. Starr family.

Inscribed on the 12 inch by 24 inch aluminum plaque are the following words:

The Eagle Scout Tribute Fountain
Donated by
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Starr
October 6, 1968

Through their vision, ingenuity, generosity
and desire to recognize Eagle Scouts
across the length and breadth of our nation,
this tribute was constructed.


Below the fountain is also an aluminum plaque describing the Eagle Scout Badge, designed by Adolph Alexander Weinman.