Located at Broadway and Westport Road in Kansas City, this statue portrays features Pony Express founder Alexander Majors, Westport founder John Calvin McCoy, and pioneer Jim Bridger.
December 2, 1878: Westport became a part of Kansas City.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.