I was in Hiawatha, Kansas last week, and ran into the Davis Memorial. All this fits in a space a little bigger than the size of a two-car garage.
When John’s wife Sarah died, he had this monument built for her. The marble statues are imported from Italy…
And installed in the cemetery in Hiawatha, Kansas. (Current Population, 3,172)
But what the town really wanted was a swimming pool.
And they told him so.
At great length.
No swimming pool.
(He also gave away a lot of money privately. Shhhhhhh…)
Something to see, if you’re ever near Hiawatha.