Buffalo Bill the Showman - Golden, CO
Posted by: Metro2
N 39° 44.000 W 105° 14.316
13S E 479554 N 4398187
Quick Description: This small statue is in the lobby of the Buffalo Bill Museum in Golden, Colorado.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 4/27/2011 8:50:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMBAQC
This small sculpture depicts Buffalo Bill Cody tipping his hat to the crowd.
There are two small plaques on the work. The first reads:
"Buffalo Bill the Showman
Peter M. Fillerup"
the second reads:
"DONATED BY THE OWNERS
STAFF AND PATRONS OF
THE BUCKHORN EXCHANGE RESTAURANT
FEB. 26, 1980"
Fillerup is known for his sculptures dealing with the American West. This website has a photo of him with a work in progress: (visit link
Read more about Buffalo Bill at (visit link
Although this sculpture is inside the Buffalo Bill Museum, it is in the foyer...and can be seen before paying for an admission. But, pay the $5 and visit this fine Museum. Everyday, but Monday. 9-5 in the Spring and Summer, 9-4 in the Fall and Winter.