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El Capitan

Second & Front Streets, Dodge City, KS
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Ranked #16 of 20 Attractions in Dodge City
Description: Designed by Jasper D'Ambrosi, this bronze monument commemorates the Texas cattle drives during the 19th century.
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Madeira Beach, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The El Capitan statue is centered on the main drag in town (Wyatt Earp) and the old town on Front Street. Town placed him up on a grassy mound which is easy to walk up and have your picture taken. We got the long horn steer's story from the Trolley driver.

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is one that you need to know the history for it to make any sense. The story is interesting. Ranchers will get it! We used it as a photo op. It takes a couple minutes to park and walk to the statue.

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Branson, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

Why is this blocking the street anyway? I remember it being a part of the tour that they gave us, but it's nothing special.

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