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Prescott in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Solon Hannibal Borglum America's First Cowboy Sculptor

1866 - 1922

 
 
Solon Hannibal Borglum America's First Cowboy Sculptor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Cavinato, July 27, 2009
1. Solon Hannibal Borglum America's First Cowboy Sculptor Marker
Inscription. This free-spirited Son of the West, sensitive to the changing era in which he lived, portrayed the western epic in marble and bronze. Our "Bucky O'Neill" monumental bronze is among his greatest works, and is acclaimed by art critics as one of the finest equestrian monuments in the world.
 
Erected 1982 by Prescott Community Art Trust.
 
Location. 34° 32.495′ N, 112° 28.168′ W. Marker is in Prescott, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker is on West Gurley Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument and markers are located on the walk between the street and courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Prescott AZ 86301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plaza Bandstand (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Territorial Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Bashford Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel St. Michael (within shouting distance of this marker); Bashford Burmister Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Prescott (within shouting
Plaque Located on Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Cavinato, January 21, 2003
2. Plaque Located on Right Side of Monument
Erected by Arizona
in honor of the
1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry.
Known to history as
Roosevelt's Rough Riders
and in memory of
Captain William O'Neill
and his comrades who died
while serving their country
in the War with Spain.
distance of this marker); The Palace Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Whiskey Row (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prescott.
 
Additional keywords. Cowboys, Bucky O'Neill
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, Spanish-American
 
Solon Hannibal Borglum America's First Cowboy Sculptor and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Cavinato, July 27, 2009
3. Solon Hannibal Borglum America's First Cowboy Sculptor and Marker
Solon Hannibal Borglum America's First Cowboy Sculptor image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Cavinato, July 27, 2009
4. Solon Hannibal Borglum America's First Cowboy Sculptor
Plaque Located on Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Cavinato, July 27, 2009
5. Plaque Located on Left Side of Monument
Robert E Morrison, Morris Goldwater, Richard Sloan, Ed W. Wells, M.J. Hickey
Commissioners
The Bucky O'Neill Home in Prescott image. Click for more information.
By Sharlot Hall Museum Photo
6. The Bucky O'Neill Home in Prescott
Close-up of Photo on the Site of the O'Neill/Munds House Marker
Click for more information.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2009, by Joseph Cavinato of Fountain Hills, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,424 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 27, 2009, by Joseph Cavinato of Fountain Hills, Arizona.   6. submitted on July 9, 2009. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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