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Address: Second & Front Streets, Dodge City, KS
Description: Designed by Jasper D'Ambrosi, this bronze monument commemorates the Texas...
Designed by Jasper D'Ambrosi, this bronze monument commemorates the Texas cattle drives during the 19th century.
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El Capitan statue...great for pics

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2014
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Madeira Beach, Florida
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We started our short visit to Dodge City here. El Capitan is a beautiful representation of a magnificent creature. In the area behind the statue are story boards with the history and stories of the start of Dodge City. I found out later in the day how very life like and true to size the statue was when I came... More 

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Madeira Beach, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
27 helpful votes 27 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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