The Sesquicentennial Buffalo arrive in Jewell
October 8, 2020
Four buffalo, purchased in honor of Jewell's Sesquicentennial with a Dane G. Hansen grant, have been installed! The fiberglass statues arrived last Tuesday from Seward, Nebraska. Produced by Fiberglass Animals and Objects, the buffalo are six-foot tall and eight-foot long.
Purists might be concerned that the animals are not actually buffalo but bison. True, but also true are these facts: Jewell is in the Buffalo Valley; East, Middle and West Buffalo creeks flow near the townsite; Jewell is located in Buffalo Township and Buffalo Street is one of the east-west streets in Jewell. Further,...