{Throwback Thursday} August R. Meyer Memorial circa early 1900s. This monument to August Meyer, the first president of the Kansas City Commission of Parks and the man responsible for developing the parks and boulevard system, is a bas-relief sculpture on an 18-foot high Knoxville marble marker. It was created by Daniel Chester French, the same artist who created the Abraham Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. ‪#‎LincolnsBirthday #KCParks | KC Parks Instagram Photos

{Throwback Thursday} August R. Meyer Memorial circa early 1900s. This monument to August Meyer, the first president of the Kansas City Commission of Parks and the man responsible for developing the parks and boulevard system, is a bas-relief sculpture on an 18-foot high Knoxville marble marker. It was created by Daniel Chester French, the same artist who created the Abraham Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. ‪#‎LincolnsBirthday #KCParks