Sovereign Wings


Anita B. Gorman Park, NE Vivion Road and N Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO


City of Kansas City, Missouri


October 30, 2005


Sandy Scott


WSKF Architects


 Bronze, granite, limestone, brick

The Clay County Veterans Memorial at Anita B. Gorman Park

A bronze bald eagle sits on a segmental limestone pedestal surrounded by a limestone wall and vertical granite slabs. Each slab is inscribed with the names of more than 400 veterans from Clay County killed in action since the Civil War. Names are added as necessary. Engraved bricks in the pavement exhibit the names of additional service personnel and/or donors who have contributed to the memorial’s construction.

The Clay County Veterans Memorial Committee raised private funds to build the memorial and manage its maintenance. The memorial is located in Anita B. Gorman Park, east of the Northland Fountain.