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The Jesse Clyde Nichols Memorial Fountain

1880 1950

 
 
The Jesse Clyde Nichols Memorial Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
1. The Jesse Clyde Nichols Memorial Fountain Marker
Inscription.

J. C. Nichols was one of those rare individuals, a dreamer with a capacity for making his dreams come true. He dreamed more over in terms of great practical benefit to his city, few men can have so variously and profoundly influenced the development of any American community.

Dedicated to the people of Kansas City by his many friends and accepted by the Board of Park Commissioners, 1958

Henri L. Greber
Sculptor


 
Erected 1958 by the Nichols Family and Friends.
 
Location. 39° 2.552′ N, 94° 35.259′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of J. C. Nichols Parkway and 47th Street (U.S. 56), on the left when traveling south on J. C. Nichols Parkway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: South end of Mill Creek Park, Kansas City MO 64111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The "Fourth Dolphin" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Seville Light Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Giralda Tower (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Neptune (approx. 0.2
The Jesse Clyde Nichols Memorial Fountain and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
2. The Jesse Clyde Nichols Memorial Fountain and Marker
miles away); Aleman Court (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wild Boar of Florence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Landing At Westport (approx. mile away); Union Position (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Regarding The Jesse Clyde Nichols Memorial Fountain. The J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain is at the eastern gateway to Country Club Plaza, perhaps J.C. Nichols' most beloved real estate development.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain. (Submitted on September 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Missing piece to be reunited with J.C. Nichols Fountain (YouTube 2015). (Submitted on September 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. J. C. Nichols Bio and Company Records MSS at State Historical Society of Missouri. (Submitted on September 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Lecture Info on J. C. Nichols at KC Public Library. (Submitted on September 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Country Club Plaza, KC MO
J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
3. J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture
. (Submitted on September 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. J. C. Nichols Role in Kansas City History. (Submitted on September 6, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
4. J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture
J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
5. J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture
J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
6. J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture
J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
7. J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture
J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
8. J. C. Nichols Memorial Fountain Sculpture
The Jesse Clyde Nichols Memorial Fountain image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 24, 2015
9. The Jesse Clyde Nichols Memorial Fountain
Looking SW into Country Club Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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