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Eagle Scout Tribute Fountain – Dedicated October 6th, 1968

Eagle Scout Memorial Fountain

The Eagle Scout Tribute Fountain is set against the backdrop of a 22-foot-high marble sculpture by Adolph Weinman, originally created in 1910 for the entrance to Pennsylvania Station in New York City. The sculpture consists of a large wreath bordered on each side by a woman and an eagle. The women represent Day and Night. Within the wreath there was once a clock, now replaced by an enlarged Boy Scout Eagle Badge. In front of the sculptures is a two-tiered fountain pool, reached by two winding concrete staircases representing the steps to attaining an Eagle Badge.

Our History

The City of Fountains Foundation (COFF) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1973 to promote and advocate for public fountains, sculptures and monuments in the Kansas City area. The Foundation assists in the development of public fountain and sculpture projects; and raises funds and holds endowments to help maintain, acquire, construct, relocate and conserve these landmarks for which Kansas City is famous.

Events & Outreach

Call-for-Art

Celebrate Kansas City’s Fountains Through Your Lens!

Are you an artist or photographer with a passion for capturing the beauty of Kansas City’s historic fountains?

The City of Fountains Foundation invites you to be part of a unique opportunity to showcase your talent while contributing to the preservation of these iconic landmarks.

2023 KC Fountain Bus Tours

That’s a wrap on our City of Fountains Foundation 50th Anniversary bus tours!

A huge shout out to Agenda: USA for the bus and to our fantastic driver, Rick, for getting our passengers around the city safely. We couldn’t have done it without you! 

And a special thank you to the 237 passengers who particiapted in our 50th Anniversary bus tours!

Dive into Art, Keep the Fountains Flowing

Discover the beauty of art while making a splash for a great cause!

The City of Fountains Foundation is thrilled to announce our exclusive raffle featuring stunning J.R. Hamil fine art prints. By participating, you’re not only entering to win a remarkable piece of art but also contributing to the preservation and revitalization of Kansas City’s iconic fountains.

Sculptures & Monuments

American Legion Memorial II

This Tennessee marble monument holds a 2-1/2 foot high by six-foot-long bronze tablet. The bronze panel illustrates twenty-two figures of American soldiers entering a ruined French village, as wounded French soldiers and refugees leave. The lead American soldier is saluting the wounded French soldier leading the villagers.

Across the top of the monument are inscribed the words:

DEDICATED BY KANSAS CITY TO THE AMERICAN LEGION POSTS.

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Fountain City Wheat by KC Bier Co

To support the preservation of Kansas City’s fountains, KC Bier Co will donate a portion of the bier’s proceeds to the City of Fountains Foundation.

The special packaging for Fountain City Wheat features four fountains from around the Kansas City area, as well as a map of Kansas City’s fountains. Vanguard Packaging collaborated on the package production, and graciously donated part of the cost of materials in support of the fundraiser.

Fountain City Wheat is available at Kansas City Metro area and Lawrence, Kansas retail locations in 6-packs and on draught while supplies last.

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Fountain Partners

Agenda:USA
Barnes & Noble
KC Bier Co.
Helen S. Boylan Foundation
Mason L. Dean Testamentary Foundation
Estelle S. and Robert A. Long Ellis Foundation
Alex Hamil
Roy Inman
Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation
The Kansas City Royals
Made in Kansas City
Rally House
Seen Merch
Irma Starr

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