Pioneer Statue

(Narration by Marilyn Bradt)

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Location: a small garden west of Lilac Lane and south of Fraser Hall
Casting date: unknown
Sculptor: “F. C. Hibbard, Sc.” is engraved on the statue base. KU stories attribute the statue
to Cato the Younter, perhaps another name for Hibbard
Foundry: American Bronze Foundry Co., Chicago
Height: about eight feet
Exterior walls & foundation: Oread limestone quarried near site, squared; trim of Silverdale stone
Presentation date: 1905
Donor: Dr. Simeon Bell

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